Paula Shoyer is the author of The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-Free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy (Brandeis) and The Holiday Kosher Baker: Traditional & Contemporary Holiday Desserts (Sterling). A former practicing attorney, Paula graduated from the Ritz Escoffier pastry program in Paris in 1996 and teaches cooking and baking classes in French pastry and Jewish cooking in the Washington, DC area and does demonstrations all around the world. She serves as a consultant to several kosher bakeries. Paula has appeared on Food Network’s Sweet Genius and Martha Stewart Living Radio, and is a frequent TV news guest. She writes for the Washington Post and several websites, including kosherscoop.com, as well as magazines such as Whisk, Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller, and Hadassah Magazine. Paula develops dessert recipes that are dairy-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegan. She lives in Chevy Chase, MD, with her husband and four children. You can find Paula at thekosherbaker.com.

Passover celebrates freedom—and Paula Shoyer’s innovative Passover collection celebrates culinary freedom, while still honoring the holiday’s dietary rules. THE NEW PASSOVER MENU consists of 65 recipes will set you free, combining the nostalgic pleasure of family favorites with contemporary creations. Covering both seders and all eight days of the holiday, Shoyer redefines Passover dining with an updated and global menu that includes Banana Charoset, Peruvian Roast Chicken with Salsa Verde, Moroccan Spiced Short Ribs, Sweet Potato Tzimmis, and much more. And don’t forget the desserts (many gluten-free) that are Shoyer’s specialty, including Opera Cake and Pear Frangipane Tarts. Use the eight full menus as is—or mix and match!