Lauren David Website Expertise: Food, Nutrition, Cooking, Travel, Kitchen ProductsLauren David is a Chilean-American freelance writer who has been writing about food and nutrition for years. Her background includes working as a farmers' market manager, garden and nutritional educator for K through 12, and cheese assistant at San Francisco's The Cheese School.Experience: Born and raised in the SF Bay Area to a Chilean father and Canadian mother, she's accustomed to different perspectives and ways of approaching life. She has a B.A. degree in Cultural Anthropology from San Francisco State University.Lauren has a multitude of experiences and has traveled all over the world. Her previous jobs include Content Writer for a Non-profit food organization, Garden Educator for K-12th grade youth, and international ESL Teacher. Her work has appeared in Allrecipes, Budget Travel, Business Insider, Fodor's, Greatist, Huffpost Personal, MindBodyGreen, The Healthy, The Kitchn, Reader's Digest, SmarterTravel, and more.She enjoys leisurely road trips, spending time by the ocean and in her garden, where she plants diverse vegetable varieties. You'll also find her experimenting in the kitchen and daydreaming about her next trip. When it comes to the kitchen, the one tool she can't live without is a sharp chef's knife. About Allrecipes Home cooks are our heroes; it's as simple as that. Allrecipes, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the world’s largest community-driven food site, providing trusted resources to more than 60 million home cooks each month. Every day, cooks from around the world publish doably delicious recipes, while our team of editorial and kitchen professionals cover the world's top food news and trends. Learn more about us and our editorial process.