Dorie Greenspan 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. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.