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Holidays are here so you know what that means! Lots of food and plenty of baking! This is the perfect week to check out this book Baker’s Passport by Susie Norris full of amazing recipes. As we gather for Thanksgiving this week with family and friends, don’t forget to give thanks for the little things that help bring us together. Baking is always a thing that helps bring families closer because you can always share traditions and brand new memories. It’s never too late to try something new and this book is full of different recipes inspired from around the world that you can give a go! I’m excited to give quite a few of them a try with the holiday season growing quickly.
About the Author
Susie Norris is a pastry chef, culinary educator, and food-focused traveler. She taught baking and pastry arts at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in California where she also ran an artisan chocolate business for more than a decade. In 2015, she grabbed her passport and set off to discover culinary classics in their native cultures. FoodMarketGypsy.com was launched to document her travels to baking capitals and culinary hot spots. Within a year the blog won the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Digital Media Award. A Baker’s Passport is a collection of her most-requested recipes from the blog.
Susie’s work has appeared in/on The Food Network, KTLA Morning News, NBC’s syndicated television show Daytime, The New York Times, The Times London, The Washington Times, and more. She is based in Los Angeles with roots in Kentucky bourbon country and the farm-to-table culture of the Berkshires of Massachusetts. She is the author of Chocolate Bliss (Random House/Celestial Arts, 2008), and Hand-Crafted Candy Bars (with Susan Heeger, Chronicle Books, 2013). Susie is known for her lively baking classes, road-trip tours of farmers’ markets and urban food halls, and workshops highlighting pairings of chocolate and craft spirits. Visit her at www.FoodMarketGypsy.com.
Baker’s Passport has so many different recipes to test out whether you’re a beginner or pro. I’m excited to try several options with the kids for our upcoming holiday celebrations. My oldest is going to school for baking so it’s going to be really fun trying a few of these with her and seeing how she works her magic around the kitchen. We’re going to try some sweets, breads, and even a couple entrees that are inside.
If you’re looking for a gift idea for the baker or foodie in your life this holiday season, check out Baker’s Passport on Amazon!