Eleni Karipidis-Herrera is a proud Canadian born to Greek parents. She resides in Toronto, Ontario, with her Peruvian husband and rambunctious son. Prior to embracing her love of cooking and writing, Eleni was a drama teacher at the school board level in Ontario. Now, she is embarking on a new journey where her stage is the kitchen and the audience her blog followers. Eleni is working towards publishing her first cookbook titled Eleni’s Culinary Journey and launching her own food business “Eleni’s Empanadas.” In addition to her guest blog at The Writer’s Drawer, you can follow Eleni on Eleni’s Culinary Journey blog.