Author
Nico Vera

Nico Vera is a freelance writer, photographer, and vegan chef from Peru. He has contributed stories about Peru’s food and drink culture to Taste, Fare, Whetstone, Eaten, and New Worlder. A former mathematician, he’s also an accomplished percussionist and long-distance trail runner. On a mission to veganize Peru’s traditional cuisine, he now lives in Portland, Oregon, with his fiancée Alec and their daughter Rio.