Syrie Wongkaew

Location: Sydney, Australia
Expertise: Thai food, Australian food, food photography

Syrie Wongkaew is a Sydney-based food writer, photographer, and editor. She focuses on Australian and Thai cuisine.


  • 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. She has traveled extensively and lived in Australia, Thailand, and Canada, and so 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 currently editor in chief for The Tot and works as a freelance food photographer and food stylist.


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

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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