Nina Simonds

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It wasn’t until Nina lived with a Taiwanese family that she learned to eat slowly. Growing up, she had tended to bolt her food. In Taiwan, “her family” spent a long time around the dinner table and Nina slowed down — and enjoyed food more!

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Photo by: Richard Howard

Nina Simonds is one of the country’s leading authorities on Asian cooking. She is the author of ten books on Chinese cuisine and culture, including the best-selling Asian Noodles and A Spoonful of Ginger. Spoonful of Ginger and Spices of Life both  won the IACP as well as the James Beard Foundation Book Award for health.

Nina is a regular contributor to O Magazine and The New York Times. She was a correspondent/ contributing editor for Gourmet magazine for six years and began writing for Gourmet 27 years ago. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Health ,Cooking Light, Harper’s Bazaar, Bon Appetit, Family Circle,  and Self magazine.

 Nina’s latest venture, a food/health/lifestyle website and video blogs, spicesoflife.com, has been featured in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, on the website of The New York Times, and on the home page of  iTunes.

 

The website's address is www.spicesoflife.com.


Nina lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.

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