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Biannca Phillips

Bianca Phillips spent a great deal of time growing up around her mama’s and granny’s kitchens and is a firm believer that great Southern chefs learn to cook from the soul.
The Arkansas native and current resident of Memphis, Tennessee was raised not too far from the muddy banks of the Mississippi River. That meant cornbread, butter beans, and collard greens. The 12-year vegan, 22-year vegetarian is dedicated to veganizing soul food and country classics. She has a background in journalism and works as an associate editor at the Memphis Flyer, an alternative news-weekly.
COOKIN’ CRUNK: Eating Vegan in the Dirty South is her debut cookbook. Bianca blogs about her daily vegan eats on her Vegan Crunk food blog, She’s also the mother of eight fur babies—six cats and two big ol’ mutts.

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