Esha Azhar

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Lahore, Pakistan
University Of The Punjab
Baking 101, Hawaiian Food, South Asian Cuisine
  • Esha independently owns and operates an at-home baking business that sells (in her opinion) the best chocolate chunk cookies in Lahore.
  • She has ghostwritten 500+ pieces on Hawaiian cuisine, U.S. travel, and restaurant reviews and recommendations.
  • Esha considers Claire Saffitz her ride-or-die for all things baking and has baked all 105 recipes from her cookbook, "Dessert Person."


Esha began writing copy for food businesses during the pandemic, and by 2021, she had successfully designed multiple menus for fast-food restaurants and small home businesses. She's been a food and travel writer for three years, having written for multiple travel and food blogs before landing a spot as a feature writer with Mashed. Aside from writing about food, she enjoys baking and recipe testing, and she has developed multiple tried-and-tested recipes for baked goods and Pakistani desserts on her Instagram cooking blog.


Esha has a Bachelor's in consumer psychology from University of the Punjab, Pakistan, and is a postgraduate candidate at West Virginia University (WVU).
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