Leanne Kitchen is a chef, writer and photographer with a long career in food media. Leanne spent seven years working as a food and features editor for prestigious food and travel magazines Travel and Leisure, Vogue Entertaining and Travel, Australian Gourmet Travel, and over a decade freelancing for other top Australian and New Zealand publications. Her articles, recipes and photographs have appeared in Belle, Home Beautiful, Qantas, Kia Ora, Wine Selector, Masterchef magazine and SBS Feast, and she regularly contributes online content for www.smartmouthonline.com. In addition, Leanne has worked with chefs and authors on countless cookbooks, as food editor, recipe writer and, most recently, as co-author of The Real Food of China. Leanne has harboured a deep love for, and fascination with, South East Asia for as long as she can remember and has been travelling to the region regularly, writing travel articles and photographing, for 15 years.