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Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan is a New York-based writer who has covered fashion, retail, and home design (and written the occasional food story) for the Wall Street Journal. Before that she was the senior fashion writer for InStyle magazine and the senior arts writer for the Baltimore Sun. Born and raised in Singapore, she studied journalism at Northwestern University. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and Marie Claire, among many other publications.
After losing a prized newspaper job at the Wall Street Journal due to the great downturn of ’09, Cheryl Tan took a year off to return to her native Singapore, and the comfort food... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Jessica
Its a great book I have read it already.
Its not just a story of food but it weaves a story of family .
It was great .
It is so much fun to ride on the shoulder of Ms. Tan as she learns from the masters how to cook like a grandmother. Read morePublished on March 17, 2013 by Bonnie K. Markham
I had such an enjoyable time reading the author's memoir about going back to her homeland. When she went back to search for her family recipes, it was so descriptive and well... Read morePublished on March 12, 2013 by Elizabeth Ann Quirino
Great read! Since my granddaughter is also a Tiger, we'll see how she'll grow up to be!
Hopefully just as Cheryl!
I was expecting to learn more about Singaporean cuisine and less about the Tan family. It was a disappointing read.Published on October 26, 2012 by Silk Road
Interesting./ Intriguing. I bought it for a book club I am in.
It is not a book I would usually pick or stay interested in. Read more
I had a hard time getting into the book - not sure if it's because the writing style. But, nonetheless, I found this memoir to be a nice intro to Teochew cuisine, which I was not... Read morePublished on February 7, 2012 by MG