Hilary was born in Washington, D.C. in 1965 and currently resides in Italy. She is a professional musician, anarchist community activist, passionate cook, and lover of travels near and far. She has founded many community centers and international projects, e.g.: Studio 4 (US), CESTA (Czech Republic) and Invizin (Italy). A vegetarian for more than 40 years, she currently experiments with combining traditional and modern cooking techniques for vegetarian, vegan, gluten- and grain-free foods.