Tanya Schaap

About Tanya Schaap

Despite spending most of her career buried in books, Tanya Schaap, a professor-turned-food writer, has always been most at home in front of the stove or behind the bar. As a Calgary-based writer and editor, Tanya has contributed to a number of publications over the last 20 years. In her spare time, she publishes a food and cocktail blog called Cakes & Ale (www.cakes-ale.com) where she explores the often-strange, always-amusing stories and legends behind popular food and drinks. Follow her on Twitter @TanyaSchaap and Instagram at @cakes_ale_blog.