Marlynn Jayme Schotland

Urban Bliss LifeMarlynn Jayme Schotland



Portland, OR

Marlynn Jayme Schotland is a petite, pastry-loving powerhouse - a step-stool is her most essential kitchen tool - but her recipes are never short on flavor or fun. A first generation Filipino-American, she’s a self-taught cook, cookbook author, and food & wine blogger, whose love of food began while helping her mom and Lola prepare their family meals and Filipino feasts.

Marlynn is the author of The Super Easy Teen Baking Cookbook and the Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker Meal Prep Cookbook. She has been blogging about food, wine, and travel since 2004 at She holds a WSET 2 with Distinction wine certification and has served as a food and wine judge at various food and wine competitions in the US.

When she's not writing cookbooks or developing recipes at her Portland, Oregon area home studio, she can be found traveling, eating, and drinking her way around the globe with her husband, two kids, and black lab retriever.

You can connect with Marlynn on Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter - all @UrbanBlissLife. Visit her main site at


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