Apple Mandy

Apple Mandy is a food writer and recipe tester based in New York. She has written for local and international publications, including Insider, The Spruce Eats, VeryWell Fit, SELF, Time Out, The Manual among others, and currently tests recipes for Simply Recipes. Before moving to NY, she lived in Hong Kong for 10 years and worked in editorial roles for companies, including South China Morning Post. She also lived in Shanghai, where she started her food-writing career critiquing restaurants and interviewing chefs including British author and cook Fuschia Dunlop and French chef Alain Passard of three-Michelin-starred L'Arpège.
The $1 Trader Joe’s Grocery I Always Have in My Fridge (I Buy 6 at a Time!)
It “immediately transported me to the tropics.”
Mar 27, 2024
Can You Really Put Aluminum Foil in an Air Fryer?
Air fryers, you gotta read this.
Mar 22, 2024
This “Delicious” Costco Freezer Find Makes the Best 2-Ingredient Dinners
“It makes you forget your worries for a second.”
Jan 6, 2024
The Reason Why "Braising" Makes Food Taste So Good
Everything you need to know.
Dec 13, 2023
Can You Freeze Sour Cream? Here's What You Need to Know
You'll want to make sure to get it right.
Nov 28, 2023
What Is Pepperoni Actually Made Of?
Oh, this is why it's so delicious.
Nov 15, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Ube
The purple root vegetable is becoming super popular for a reason.
Nov 9, 2023
The Important Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder
And why it matters.
Oct 31, 2023
What Is SPAM Made of and How Do You Cook It?
The recipe options are endless!
Oct 29, 2023
Ina Garten's Tip For Baking Muffins Ensures They Turn Out Great Every Time
Don’t put them in the oven without this!
Oct 8, 2023
A Guide to 12 Types of Chinese Noodles
Chinese noodles have become an integral part of Chinese regional cuisines, and they have evolved over the years.
Jan 14, 2023