Hetty McKinnon is a cook and food writer with a passion for vegetables. In 2011, she established Arthur Street Kitchen, a local salad-delivery business run out of her inner-city terrace in Surry Hills, Sydney. In 2015, Hetty and her family relocated to Brooklyn, New York City, where she continues to cook and write about food.
Hetty is the author of three bestselling cookbooks: Community (2015), Neighbourhood (2016) and the award-winning Family (2018). She is also the editor and publisher of multicultural food journal Peddler and the host of the magazine’s podcast ‘The House Specials’. She is a regular recipe contributor to ABC Life and Food & Wine and writes the column ‘The Community Kitchen’ for the Guardian. Hetty’s fourth cookbook is To Asia, With Love (2020).