- Chinese-Australian cook and food writer
- Author of four cookbooks: Community, Neighborhood, Family, and her latest To Asia, With Love.
- Editor and publisher of multicultural food journal Peddler and the host of the magazine’s podcast The House Specials.
- In 2020, she was named as one of the “40 Australians Who Mattered 2020”.
Hetty McKinnon is a Chinese-Australian cook and food writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of three bestselling cookbooks, the best-selling Community, Neighbourhood, the award-winning Family and her latest To Asia, With Love.
Hetty is also the editor and publisher of multicultural food journal Peddler and the host of the magazine’s podcast The House Specials. In 2020, she was named as one of the “40 Australians Who Mattered 2020”. She is a regular recipe contributor to New York Times Cooking, Bon Appetit, Epicurious, ABC Everyday and Food & Wine.
Favorite meal to cook for yourself: "When I cook for myself, instant ramen noodles is still my go-to! It's so full of nostalgia, one of my favorite afternoon snacks...I like to fancy it up by topping with kimchi, or tofu, maybe some greens - it's such a quick meal, full of comfort!"
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