About Paula Shoyer
Paula Shoyer is the author of The New Passover Menu (Sterling 2015), The Holiday Kosher Baker (Sterling Press 2013) and The Kosher Baker: 160 dairy-free desserts from traditional to trendy (Brandeis 2010) and the upcoming Healthy Jewish Kitchen (Sterling Epicure 2017). Paula’s recipes have been featured in newspapers, magazines, websites, blogs and on radio and TV shows all over the United States, Canada, Israel and even Asia.
Paula is a French-trained pastry chef who teaches scheduled and custom-designed classes in French pastry and Jewish cooking in the Washington, D.C. area, and all around the world. She does demonstrations as fundraisers for Jewish organizations and institutions.
Appearances include Food Network’s Sweet Genius, Home & Family on the Hallmark Channel, Fox Morning News New York, WGN’s Lunchbreak, Daytime, and news shows WUSA9 Washington, San Diego Living, NBC Washington and Baltimore, the Kojo Nnamdi Show and the Martha Stewart Morning Living radio show on XM Sirius. Paula has been on TV over 26 times, pretty much before every major Jewish holiday. Paula develops dessert recipes that are dairy-free, sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan, as well as modern kosher food. She does freelance writing for Joy of Kosher, www.jewishfoodexperience.com, Washington Post and Hadassah Magazine and develops dessert recipes for companies.
In the past few years Paula has been honored for her work by Jewish Women International, the Hamptons Hadassah and the kosher food community as a “Kosher pioneer.”