Liv Wan

Expertise: Taiwanese food, Chinese food

Tsung-Yun (Liv) Wan wrote for The Spruce, contributing recipes and articles for 11 years. She is a freelance writer, illustrator, and cookbook author. 


  • Diploma from the top culinary college in Taiwan and a degree in illustration
  • Worked as a chef in Taiwan and Scotland
  • Published three cookbooks, including one written and illustrated by Liv
  • Runs a successful illustration and design business



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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