Lis Hernandez

Lis Hernandez


My name is Lis Hernandez, I am an experienced self-taught chef with a passion for cooking, baking, traveling and photography among other things. I've always had an appetite for sharing my love of food to everyone around me, nationally and internationally. I am the founder and owner of Arepa Mia since 2011 and my work has apppeared in cookbooks, magazines and many other publications. I've also been interviewed by NPR's Rose Scott and CNN en Español. I am passionate about cooking and particularly about Venezuelan cuisine.

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How to Make Arepas (Venezuelan Recipe)

Lis Hernandez is from Caracas, Venezuela, and is now the chef at Arepa Mia. She's teaching us how to make arepas from scratch, stuffed with avocado chicken salad for an iconic reina pepiada arepa.