Mai-Yan Kwan

Mai-Yan Kwan


Mai-Yan Katherine Kwan grew up in Quebec City, Canada, the product of Chinese and French Canadian parents. Both cultures are very food-centric, which helped develop her palate early on (for her 8th birthday party she requested foie gras and ice cream cake). Her first experiences outdoors were at her grandparents’ house in the Quebec countryside; the nearby forest and river became her personal sanctuary fostering a great sense of play and adventure.

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