Letting go

Let Go…. It’s not easy as it sounds, but it’s worth it. So many times I have been told let it go, let it go, let it go, and even though I have tried, I knew it wasn’t 100%. I know many people have the same situation, there is so much resistant to change, sometimes…

Embracing My Inner Julia Child

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” – Julia Child Every time my parents and I get together we watch a great movie. Last week the movie Julie and Julia showed up as recommended in Netflix. I didn’t think twice and we watched it,…

Peruvian Flair in Provence

Provence, Provence…Je t’aime My third trip in less than a year, and I loved it! Every time it is a different experience and an opportunity for more personal transformation. It is something in the Provencal air and energy that is life changing, upleveling, I feel that I take one more step up to my goals…

Does Food Nourish You or Numb You?

These two questions I asked myself for a long while. And came to the conclusion that it all depends with the relationship we got with ourselves. This was the topic of my Tedx talk audition, it is really close to my heart, I’ve been there. The chef that always cooked great wholesome foods to her…

Living with an Open Heart

Filling the world with love is a fabulous cause. Yesterday I was talking with my friend Michelle about a personal situation that I was going through early this week and that I was able to handle in a much different way with a much better outcome. My friend recognized that this time I did the…

My Beautiful French Connection

Ma belle connexion Française…. The first time I came to France was in 2007, I went directly to Nice and then Cannes to be part of the American Pavillion at the Cannes Film Festival. It was an amazing experience, the best part is that I got to meet amazing people! and even though I am…

My TEDxAsburyPark Audition Talk

I always envisioned myself talking with people and becoming a public speaker. My first real talk was about 3 years ago at a local high school during Hispanic Heritage month, I spoke with over 1,300 students about my pride of being Hispanic and inspiring them to follow their dreams. Then I have been part of…

Believe in yourself

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves” .-  Thomas Edison If you want to succeed in life, believing in yourself is key. I am still in awe that I was able to build this website on my own, and at the same time I am proud…

Introduction to a Holistic Lifestyle

Why I always focus on the healthy benefits of Peruvian Cuisine.. I grew up a skinny girl eating foods from the local market in my neighborhood in Lima, always enjoying life with my many friends. However when I was in my thirties, things started to change… Having eating disorders and not feeling good about yourself…

Introduction to my life

My name is Marita Lynn, I am a Peruvian Chef, Mom and Entrepreneur that loves to share my passion of food with everyone. Since I moved to the U.S. in 1991, my passion has always been to show people the wonders of my cuisine and flavors. Coming from a family of good home cooks, I…