FOOD AND TRAVEL WRITER: Passionate about food, travel, and photography, Diala’s posts inspire readers to explore the flavours and places of the world with her recommendations for places to visit, stay, and eat while travelling. Her fans adore her vegetable-forward, globally-inspired recipes. Diala has been featured in and/or written for Forbes, Elle Canada, and The Globe and Mail.
WELL CONNECTED: Popular food, travel, and lifestyle social media influencer. Diala has worked on campaigns for American Express, Google, Indigo, Kellogg’s, T-Fal, Le Creuset, Banana Republic, Clinique, Endy, Audible, LCBO, and more.
AUTHOR PLAFTFORM: 125k Instagram followers; 5.5k unique blog visitors per month. US following 40%; top three cities are New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Canadian following 32%; top three cities are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Newletter with 4,300 subscribers.
“Diala’s food philosophy is one I love: eat seasonally, listen to your body, and celebrate the sense of community that comes from sharing good food. Her gorgeous new book features an array of accessible, jaw-dropping recipes inspired by international travel, from creative lunches to decadent desserts. Diala’s Kitchen brings flavors from around the world into your kitchen, encouraging you to share delicious, wholesome meals with the people around you.”
—Jeanine Donofrio, author of Love & Lemons Every Day and The Love & Lemons Cookbook
“You can sense that Diala’s heart is focused on family, tradition, and true connection—all lovingly built over time and countless meals. Her recipes are exactly the thing for bringing all of your people together: comforting, abundant, well balanced, and beautifully woven together with the vivid experiences of her travels. This is truly intuitive eating with an equal reverence for pleasure and nourishment. Diala’s Kitchen will inspire you to cook, travel, and to gather friends around the table more often.”
—Laura Wright, author of The First Mess Cookbook
“Prepare for Diala Canelo to take you around the world on a mouthwatering adventure with her plant-forward recipes that are both modern and timeless. Part travel diary, part culinary memoir, Diala’s Kitchen is brimming with healthy yet indulgent food that I want to eat every day.”
—Hetty McKinnon, food writer and award-winning and bestselling author of Community, Neighbourhood, and Family
“With equal enthusiasm and sincerity, Diala pulls from a repertoire informed by a broad worldview partnered with an earnest concern for well-being and sustainability. Her balanced approach celebrates the indulgent—including her famous Sunday Waffles—as well as the vibrant and feel-good, with her undeniable voice coming through on every page.”
—Tara O’Brady, food writer and author of Seven Spoons
“Warm and delightful just like Diala, this book takes you around the world and back to her kitchen where she recreates a splendid assortment of dishes inspired by her travels.”
—Nik Sharma, author of the James Beard-nominated cookbook Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food
“A burst of colour and flavour is what we crave from summer’s bounty. The plant-forward and pescatarian fare in Diala’s Kitchen by blogger Diala Canelo deliver, and are easy to prep, leaving you time to savour the season.”
—Style at Home
“For vegetarians and pescatarian inspiration, look to Toronto cookbook author Diala Canelo.”
—House & Home
“[Diala’s Kitchen] features 100 drool-worth and easy recipes suitable for dinner parties, casual meals and awesome lunches…the Passionfruit Vodka martini recipe is sassy and delicious, too.”
—The Northern News
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