Title: Contributing Writer

Location: Springfield, Virginia

Education: B.A. in Communications, University of Washington
- M.S. in Arts Administration, Boston University

Expertise: Chinese and Southeast Asian cooking, Indonesian culture and cuisine, local and seasonal cooking, cooking with children
- Has written cookbooks about Asian cuisines


Born in Jakarta to Indonesian Chinese parents and raised in Singapore, Pat Tanumihardja has been a food and lifestyle writer for over a decade. Her bylines have appeared in The Washington Post, Serious Eats and Bon Appétit, among other publications, She has written four cookbooks, including The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook and Instant Pot Asian Pressure Cooker Meals: Fast, Fresh & Affordable. Pat's next book, an Indonesian cookbook featuring family recipes, will be released in 2024. She lives in Springfield, Virginia, with her husband and son.

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