Judy Ung

Expertise: Japanese cooking, home cooking, easy recipes

​Judy specializes in Japanese home cooking, developing recipes that are easy to recreate in your home kitchen.


  • Food writer and recipe developer
  • Raised in Southern California on home-cooked Japanese meals made by her native Japanese mother
  • Has written more than 200 recipes
  • Fluent in Japanese



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, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

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