Malika Ameen

A single mother of three boys, Malika is always incorporating her "chef thinking" into the foods she cooks daily. Being a former restauranteur with numerous accolades and experience in both savory and sweet cooking, Malika enjoys creating unique, family-focused recipes at home. Her recipes have been featured in The New York Times, Food & Wine magazine, on The Martha Stewart Show, and more. She is a regular contributor to the "You & Me This Morning" show on Chicago's WCIU-TV, where she does a monthly cooking segment. She can be found at Chicago's popular monthly market Dose, and her unique and popular dessert creations can be found on her website at

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