Recipes from Sweet Alchemy

Sweet Alchemy Cookbook

Yigit Pura is a sugar fiend . . . and a pastry dynamo! His striking desserts have sparked excitement and devotion throughout his career, from the top pastry kitchens of New York and San Francisco to the winner’s podium on Top Chef: Just Desserts. His sugar showcase is Tout Sweet Patisserie, his pâtisserie and dessert laboratory on San Francisco’s Union Square.

Now, in Sweet Alchemy, Yigit shares his approach to pastry and his sweet formulas for the very first time. He demonstrates how fun and, in fact, simple it can be to combine straightforward basics into beautiful, multilayered desserts.

A black skillet with figs in Port wine and a spoon on the side

Figs in Port

Simple. Seasonal. Sophisticated. Sassy. Sublime. All qualities we swoon to in a dessert. All found right here.

  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 16
Spiced Nut Cake | Mirliton

Spiced Nut Cake | Mirliton

All the flavor of traditional pain d’épices, none of the gluten. This super simple cake certainly has some je ne sais quoi.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Honey Phyllo Crisps

Phyllo Crisps

We can imagine all manner of occasions where this easy, last-minute phyllo phenom would be welcome. Can’t you?

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 4