A Spicy Perspective

Sommer Collier (Author and Recipe Creator)

Sommer Collier of ASpicyPerspective.com

Sommer Collier is a passionate food enthusiast, recipe developer, and the creative mind behind the widely acclaimed food blog, A Spicy Perspective. With an unwavering commitment to sharing her love for cooking and exploring flavors worldwide, Sommer has established herself as a trusted authority in the culinary domain. Her dedication to creating approachable yet flavorful recipes has garnered a loyal following of food lovers seeking inspiration and guidance in the kitchen.


Culinary Training

Sommer’s cooking skills have been nurtured through decades of hands-on experience in the kitchen, as well as formal culinary training and intensive workshops in:

  • Asheville, North Carolina
  • Paris, France
  • Bologna, Italy
  • Kraków, Poland
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Hôi An, Vietnam

Recipe Development

Sommer’s expertise in recipe development spans a diverse range of cuisines and cooking styles, reflecting her curiosity and willingness to experiment with flavors and techniques. She has had the opportunity to create custom recipes and photography for brand websites, ambassador events, and print publications, working with beloved companies like:

  • KitchenAid
  • Swiss Diamond
  • Vitamix
  • Villeroy & Boch
  • Gold Medal Flour
  • Land O’Lakes
  • McCormick
  • Old El Paso
  • Bush’s Beans
  • Oxo
  • Tillamook
  • Sister Schubert’s
  • Musselman’s
  • Wholesome Sweet
  • Biltmore Estate
  • DeLallo Foods
  • Thomas Breads

Photography and Print

TV, Video, and Radio Exposure