Dubbed the “Julia Child of Asian Cuisine” by The Washington Post, Corinne Trang is a New York-based awardwinning
author of nine books and co-author or contributor to many more. She has written for numerous
publications including Food & Wine, Health, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, Relish, Islands, Gourmet, and Saveur,
where she held the position of Test Kitchen Director and Producing Editor from 1996-1998.
A frequent radio and television guest, she has appeared on various shows including NBC’s Today Show, KSRO’s
Good Food Hour, KCRW-NPR’s Good Food, Bloomberg’s Executive Dining with Peter Elliot, WOR Food Talk
with Arthur Schwartz, WHYY A Chef’s Table with Jim Coleman, NBC’s B Smith with Style, CBS’ Martha
Stewart Living and The Early Morning Show, Food Network’s Cooking Live and Sara’s Secrets with Sara
Moulton, Chopped: Grill Masters, PBS’s Simply Ming with Ming Tai, ABC News’ CT Style, and Business Talk
Radio’s American Dining & Travel Guide as chief east coast correspondent.
Trang’s career as a writer, editor, educator, and consultant spans over 20 years. A well-rounded professional with
extensive experience in education, she has been a guest lecturer, adjunct professor, visiting faculty, and keynote
speaker at various higher learning institutions including New York University, University of Massachusetts at
Amherst, Syracuse University, Mass MoCA, Ramapo College, Center for Health and the Global Environment at
Harvard University, California College of the Arts, Casa Malaparte Foundation in Capri, Italy, and Köln
University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, Germany to name a few.
Born in France’s Loire Valley of a French mother and a Cambodian-Chinese father, Trang was raised in Paris,
Phnom Penh, and New York where she has now spent most of her life. Bolstered by her multi-ethnic background
and travels throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, her research is deeply rooted in eastern food cultures,
philosophies and practices as a healing modality.