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Jeeca Uy

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– Early Life:
– Born and raised in the Philippines
– Self-identifies as Chinese Filipino
– Started vegan cooking after watching “Earthlings” in 2015
– Faced challenges due to lack of vegan-friendly Filipino food
– Graduated from the University of the Philippines Diliman in Visual Communications

– Career:
– First cookbook “Vegan Asian: A Cookbook” received recognition from various outlets
– Named one of the Top 100 Vegan Cookbooks of All Time by VegNews
– Gotham named Uy one of the 9 Best Vegan Food Influencers To Follow
– PETA recognized the cookbook as a helpful resource in 2021
– Prevention listed the cookbook as one of the 10 Best Vegan Cookbooks in 2022

– Awards:
– Received the 2023 Gen.T (Philippines) Award from Tatler Asia
– Recognized for highlighting Asia’s plant-based culinary heritage

– Books:
– Authored “Vegan Asian: A Cookbook” in 2021
– Published by Page Street with ISBN 978-1645672807

– References:
– Official website:
– Featured in Vogue Singapore and Tatler Asia
– Recognized by ABS-CBN and PETA for contributions to vegan cooking
– Articles from Prevention, VegNews, and Gotham have featured Uy

Jeeca Uy (Wikipedia)

Jeeca Uy is a Vegan/Plant-based cookbook author, and is known as the blogger, The Foodie Takes Flight.

Jeeca Uy
BornJessica Uy
OccupationCookbook author and vegan blogger
EducationUniversity of the Philippines Diliman (Visual Communications)
SubjectVegan/Plant-based cookbooks
Notable works"Vegan Asian: A Cookbook: The Best Dishes from Thailand, Japan, China and More Made Simple" (2021)
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