Lara Lee is a Chinese-Indonesian Australian chef and food writer. She is a regular contributor for Food52, the New York Times, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and the Guardian. Her first book, Coconut & Sambal, was named one of the best cookbooks of 2020 by the New York Times, the Guardian, Eater, National Geographic and many more. When she’s not cooking, you’ll find her teaching Indonesian words to her toddler Jonah.
Lara Lee is a rising star of the international food scene. Her new book, A Splash of Soy, builds on her breakout debut Indonesian cookbook, Coconut and Sambal, to explore the incredible contrast of sweet, salty, umami, sour and spicy flavours across Asia.