Annelies Zijderveld

Annelies Zijderveld
Courtesy of Stephanie Shih

Annelies is a cookbook author who specializes in food, culture, and arts, covering food for The Spruce Eats.


  • Annelies has written for The Spruce Eats since 2020.
  • Her work has appeared in PASTE, Edible East Bay, the Kitchn, and San Francisco Classical Voice.
  • Annelies holds an MFA in poetry from New England College and a BA in Journalism from Southern Methodist University.



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, and TreeHugger.

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