Ashley Rodriguez is a Seattle-based food consultant, cooking instructor, food photographer, writer, wife, and mother of three young children. As the creator of notwithoutsalt.com Ashley blogs about life as told through food. Her blog has earned accolades from Saveur.com (Best Food Blog 2013), the Times Online, Babble.com, RealSimple.com, Brides.com, BonAppetit.com, Glamour.com, GourmetLive.com, Food52.com, MarthaStewart.com, and TheKitchn.com for her writing and original photography. Ashley's work has also been featured in several publications such as Martha Stewart Living, Glamour, Sunset, and Edible Seattle. Before the success of the blog and photography Ashley worked in several professional kitchens including Wolfgang Puck's Spago in Beverly Hills. Now, Ashley teaches in and around Seattle at various locations including The Pantry and The Book Larder which brings in many well-known chefs and instructors.