Mel Romero

Mel Romero is a Los Angeles writer and challah connoisseur on the hunt for her next deadline. In her free time, she can be found taking red-eyes, chugging cold brew, and convincing the nay-sayers that applesauce and latkes belong together.

Articles by Mel Romero

How Jewish and Mexican Breads Connect Me to My Mixed Heritage

Two of my biggest loves are baking and bread. Growing up in Mexico City, there was never a shortage of ...

This Oaxacan Chocolate Stuffed Challah Recipe Is the Ultimate Taste of My Family’s Jewish Journey

This indulgent Mexican bread is perfect for dipping into a hot cup of coffee.