Marta Darby

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Marta Maria Darby is an avid blogger, business owner, cook, graphic designer, scrapbooker, photographer and homemaker. Born in Havana, she fled Cuba with her parents, brother, and 4 sisters when she was just 5 years old. Her family lived in Miami for the first 3 years of their exile, and then moved across the country to the “left coast” and settled in California.

Marta’s blog,, is a daily destination for hundreds of Cubans worldwide. Each day she weaves delightful stories and anecdotes about her passionate and sometimes strange Cuban family, their delectable Cuban food, and other crazy Cuban-American adventures. She publishes her delicious recipes every other week on – one of the most popular Cuban blogs online.

Marta lives with her husband, Eric, and 4 children, in Southern California, in their cozy home with a white picket fence.

Books by Marta Darby