Marian Blazes

Expertise: South American food

Marian Blazes wrote for The Spruce, contributing recipes and articles for eight years. An accomplished chef and author, she is well versed in the culinary arts, from cooking to translating culinary textbooks. 


  • Author of "The Everything Brazilian Cookbook"
  • Wrote and developed Brazilian recipes 
  • Degree in pastry arts from Le Cordon Bleu Peru
  • Edited and translated Spanish culinary textbooks into English



About The Spruce

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