Syrie Wongkaew

  • Food writer with hundreds of published recipes and food articles
  • Freelance food photographer and food stylist
  • Former commercial editor for


Syrie Wongkaew is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for three years. Syrie has been cooking up a storm in the kitchen since she was a child. Having traveled extensively and lived in Australia, Thailand, and Canada, Syrie has been exposed to and has developed a taste for international cuisine. For several years Syrie created and adapted recipes for her Taste Buddies website. She spent almost five years as the commercial editor for, Australia's leading food website. She is editor in chief for The Tot. Syrie also works as a freelance food photographer and food stylist.


Syrie Wongkaew earned a bachelor's degree in communications and media studies from Charles Stuart University and studied graphic design. She has been a student of food for all of her life and took chef training in Sydney, Australia.

Expertise: Thai Food, Australian Food, Food Photography

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.

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