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The Artful Baker is out!

The Artful Baker is out!

October 17th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook


The Artful Baker is finally out for you to bake from! I've been waiting impatiently for this day to arrive for almost two years now! It feels like yesterday, but I started working on the Turkish edition of The Artful Baker over 7 years ago. Following four and a half years of hard work, it was published in 2014. Right after the book tour and then a short ...

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The Artful Baker book tour

The Artful Baker book tour

October 16th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook


I can't believe there is only one day left until the publication of The Artful Baker! I'm beyond excited to share my stories and recipes and can't wait to meet you in person. I’ll be embarking on a book tour in New York and San Francisco. I hope you'll stop by to say hello if you're in the area. Below are the confirmed events so far. Please RSVP via ...

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Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake From The Artful Baker

Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake From The Artful Baker

October 13th, 2017  | Category: Cakes, Cookbook


In celebration of my book's upcoming release (out on Tuesday!), I'd like to share the video I've created for my favorite recipe in the book: Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake. Considering that there is a chocolate cake using over a pound of chocolate (page 144), passion fruit caramels that make me weak in the knees (page 274), and several ice creams that I can’t live without, "my ...

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Pineapple and Coconut Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple and Coconut Upside-Down Cake

August 02nd, 2017  | Category: Cakes, Cookbook, Fruit


Would you believe me if I say that my favorite recipe in The Artful Baker doesn’t have chocolate or caramel in it? It isn’t one of the many ice cream recipes either. I can almost hear you gasp. I know, I wasn’t expecting it either. Considering that there is a chocolate cake using over a pound of chocolate (the one on the cover), this is a big ...

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Strawberry, White Chocolate and Yogurt Tart

Strawberry, White Chocolate and Yogurt Tart

June 09th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook, Fruit, Tarts and Pies


It is rare that I manage to publish a recipe for a fruit dessert before the fruit’s season is over. Almost always, by the time I’m done with the recipe testing, the photos, and the headnote, the season is long gone. I stash away everything in a folder filled with incomplete posts and when the time comes the following year, I either don’t like the photos as ...

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