Title: Food Writer
Education: Columbia University
Location: Paris, France; New York, New York; Westbrook, Connecticut
Expertise: Baking, Food, Recipes

Dorie Greenspan is the author of 14 cookbooks, including Baking with Dorie, Everyday Dorie, and Around My French Table. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Dorie has lived for decades in Paris, France, where she became a self-taught pastry chef and apprenticed under prestigious chefs such as Julia Child and Pierre Hermé. She is a freelance writer for Better Homes & Gardens and featured in Epicurious magazine and Fab Over Fifty. Dorie describes baking as her “first love.”


  • Four-time James Beard Award winner
  • Writer for Bon Appétit and Food & Wine
  • Author of Baking Chez Moi, Baking with Julia, and Dorie’s Cookies
  • Former columnist for The New York Times
  • Newsletter writer of xoxo Dorie


Dorie Greenspan is the author of Paris Sweets, and has written 14 different baking books. She has contributed to Bon Appétit and Better Homes & Gardens. In addition, she has won four different James Beard awards and Cookbook of the Year from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Dorie is known for training with Julia Child and co-authoring their book Baking with Julia. A long-time Paris resident, Dorie brings her knowledge of French pastry to her recipes.


Dorie Greenspan is a self-taught pastry chef, but even though she never formally attended culinary school, she apprenticed with Julia Child, Pierre Hermé, and Daniel Boloud. Dorie’s first article proposal was accepted by Food & Wine magazine, and she learned that she had an aptitude for food writing. She later went on to author several cookbooks and experiment with a pop-up cookie bar in New York City alongside her son, Joshua.

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