Postcards From The Road
Postcards From The Road
Escapism Cooking | Mandy Lee

When Mandy Lee, moved from New York City to Beijing in 2010, she experienced “soul-crushing” depression. Finding solace in warm spices and sticky sauces, Lee found she was able to focus and cope with difficulties in her kitchen. In 2019 Lee, 39, released her new cookbook entitled The Art Of Escapism Cooking, which is filled with humor, photography and elaborate flavors.  She says it was a culture and political climate vastly different than her own that sparked her increased love for cooking.

Mandy Lee’s cookbook The Art of Escapism Cooking is available nationwide.

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