about the contributor:Irvin Lin
Irvin established his nationally recognized blog Eat the Love in 2010. He is former graphic designer and art director turned IACP award-winning photographer, acclaimed food writer, experienced recipe developer, blue-ribbon baker, and in-demand public speaker. His blog was a finalist for the 2017 IACP Digital Media Award for Best Recipe Blog. His first cookbook, Marbled, Swirled and Layered, was named one of the best baking cookbooks of 2016 by the New York Times. He currently resides in San Francisco with his husband. When he’s not developing recipes, writing and photographing food, he’s in the ceramic studio, making his own custom plates and props for his food photography.