- Creator of blog Meiko and the Dish, which explores food traditions and celebrate her culinary heritage
- Digital content creator since 2009
- Founder of Eat the Culture focusing on amplifying black voices in food media
Meiko is a digital content creator and freelance creative director specializing in edible content. Since 2009 she has been writing, developing, and photographing recipes for media.
Meiko is passionate about food that centers around culture. She developed her blog MeikoAndTheDish.com in 2016 to explore food traditions and celebrate her culinary heritage, and her recipes focus on classic comfort, Southern, and soul food cuisine.
Meiko is also the founder of Eat The Culture (black history month virtual potluck & juneteenth virtual cookout) community that focuses on amplifying black voices in food media.
Meiko was born in Kansas City, MO, raised in San Diego, CA, and spends most of her time creating magic in the kitchen beside her husband (Chef Kenneth Temple) in Dallas, TX.
Favorite kitchen tool: "I live by the philosophy, "the More Garlic the Merrier." I absolutely love garlic but hate mincing it. Once I found the garlic press it was love at first site. It is my best friend in the kitchen."
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