Welcome everyone! My name is Marriah – the chef, recipe developer and photographer behind MADE by Marriah. I’m a self-taught cook from Boston, Mass who has an incredible passion for all things food.
Since I was a little girl, I have always been a lover of all things food related. I grew up in a half Italian, and half Haitian household, so yummy food and great cooks surrounded me. I would hover over my parents and grandparent’s shoulders as they prepared meals, watch their techniques, and copy them.
As I grew up, I knew that cooking was my passion. I had so much fun doing it, and got a rush off of feeding people. I went to a vocational high school, where I studied Culinary Arts, and there, I learned a lot of other techniques that I hadn’t learned in my kitchen at home. At a young age, I worked as a chef for an upscale catering company, where my knowledge and talent grew even more.
I eventually left cooking for the catering company, went off to college, and graduated with a bachelors’ degree in Marketing. I began applying to different companies, in hopes of finding a marketing position in the food industry, but ended up landing a full time marketing position for a large medical software company, based out of MA. (I know…. not what anyone had expected!)
Being stuck behind a computer monitor all day, and working in a field that I had absolutely no interest in had me itching – itching to go back to doing something that I truly loved. While dipping my feet in different industries and testing the waters, I had a fire burning inside of me. I knew that the food industry held the key to my heart and there was no denying it. All of those feelings led me to where I am and led me to creating this blog. I’m driven from passion… So here I am – sharing all of my delicious meals MADE with love, sharing some of my day-to-day cooking techniques, and all of favorite products in hopes of making your lives a little bit easier in the kitchen.