Paula Shoyer, known as “the kosher baker,” is the author of The Holiday Kosher Baker (Sterling 2013), The Kosher Baker: 160 Dairy-Free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy (Brandeis 2010), and The New Passover Menu (Sterling 2015). She is a freelance writer for the Washington Post, Hadassah, Whisk, Joy of Kosher, Kosher Scoop and Jewish Food Experience. Paula graduated from the Ritz Escoffier in Paris, and teaches cooking and baking classes across the United States and around the world. Paula does large-scale baking and cooking demonstrations for Jewish organizations, synagogues, Jewish book festivals, and more.
Paula has appeared on Food Network’s Sweet Genius, Home & Family on Hallmark Channel, Fox News New York, San Diego Living, and many local Washington, D.C. and national TV and radio shows. Paula also develops recipes for kosher companies and has served as a brand ambassador. She develops recipes for people on special diets including desserts that are low-sugar, gluten-free, nut-free and vegan. Paula lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland with her husband and four children.