Cat Lau

Cat Lau
 Cat Lau
Expertise: Thai Cuisine, Sustainability

Cat Lau is a freelance writer and recipe developer whose mission is to work closely with organic farmers in Thailand to create dishes with local and sustainable ingredients. She's excited to share her experience and passion for Thai cuisine here at The Spruce Eats.


  • Attended Ferrandi, the French School in Culinary Arts in Paris


Cat attended culinary school in Paris and has worked in Michelin Star restaurants in Paris, Bangkok, and Boston. Cat's passion for wellness and holistic living has lead her to become a Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, and life coach.

Food waste management and responsible consumption is at the core of her work. Cat consults for social enterprises to create a fair, traceable, and sustainable food system in Thailand.​


  • Cat studied Journalism, Anthropology, and Art History at Boston University.
  • She attended Ferrandi, the French School in Culinary Arts in Paris.

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.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

Read more from Cat Lau