Stella was a primary school teacher for over 25 years. She has worked for the Department of Education and Training in Victoria. Stella has also taught in South Australia and China. She was inspired to write this story to widen children's multicultural understanding.
Stella hopes to encourage understanding, acceptance and diversity through family and the food we share and enjoy. Stella has always had a gift for turning real life situations into a story with a message. She lives in Melbourne with her husband Frank, their two children, Elle and Max, and dog, Luna.