Setsuko Yoshizuka

  • Freelance food writer and author
  • Gained cooking experience in her uncle's restaurant
  • Worked for a Japanese food retailer


Setsuko Yoshizuka is a former writer for The Spruce. She grew up watching her grandmother and mother cook traditional Japanese food at home. She was always excited to help in her uncle's restaurant during school breaks. When she worked for a Japanese food retailer for years, she loved to sample new food products. She enjoys cooking for her family and friends.

Awards and Publications

​​Setsuko Yoshizuka is the author of the book "Sushi Kit."

Expertise: Japanese food

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.

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