Kristin Eriko Posner, formerly known as Kristin Namimoto, is a recipe developer, writer and business owner with additional experience in interior design and party planning. She created Nourish Co. as a response to her own experiences as a Jewish Japanese-American woman. Using food to reconcile her identity within different communities, she creates fusion recipes such as braised brisket with Japanese barbeque sauce.

Kristin's lifestyle brand, Nourish Co., invites visitors to celebrate their unique heritage and rituals through hosting parties, interior design, and inspiring food. Her original recipe for mochi latkes can be read in Better Homes & Gardens, and Kristin has also written for Eat, Drink & Think, Jade Magazine, The Jerusalem Post, HeyAlma, and The San Francisco Chronicle. She is a popular spokesperson in Jewish newspapers and media.

Growing up as both Jewish and Japanese-American, Kristen struggled to feel like she fit into her hometown of Los Angeles. Her mother is Japanese and her father is Japanese-American and her roots eventually led her to move to Japan. After working in entertainment media and public relations in Japan, she became a residential interior designer based in San Francisco.

Following her experiences, Kristin eventually decided to start her own lifestyle brand that best suited her religious and ethnic identity. Nourish Co. combines her love of food, cultural identity and interior design into a single entity. Her recipes are featured in a variety of lifestyle magazines such as Better Homes & Gardens and Yes!

Kristin studied at San Diego State University and held a position as an accounts coordinator at BWR public relations. After spending some time working in Japan as an English teacher and in the field of public relations and media, she moved to San Francisco to work in interior design. Currently, she combines her knowledge of media and interior design with her personal interest in food and culture.

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