Paula Shoyer, known as “the Kosher Baker” is the leading authority on Jewish baking. This busy mother of four believes that a healthy diet can include desserts . . . if they are homemade. A former attorney, she graduated from the Ritz Escoffier pastry program in Paris, and now teaches French and Jewish baking classes across the country and around the world. Paula is the author of the best-selling The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-Free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy, The Holiday Kosher Baker, and The New Passover Menu. Her books are carried in such major US retailers as Williams Sonoma, Crate & Barrel, Barnes & Noble and Costco. She is a contributing editor to several kosher websites such as Kosher Scoop and Jewish Food Experience, magazines such as Joy of Kosher, Whisk, and Hadassah, and the Washington Post. Her recipes have been featured in major publications all over the world. Paula has appeared on television over 20 times, before every major Jewish holiday. She has competed on Food Network’s Sweet Genius, and done segments on Hallmark’s Home & Family, Fox News New York, San Diego Living, WUSA9 Washington, NBC Baltimore, Daytime, Newschannel8 Washington, among others. She has even performed songs about her last two cookbooks before live audiences., She has edited the popular cookbooks Kosher by Design Entertains and Kosher by Design Kids in the Kitchen (both Mesorah). Paula also serves as a consultant for kosher bakeries and companies. Paula lives in Chevy Chase, MD. She was recently honored as one of “Ten Women to Watch” by Jewish Women International.