About Yigit Pura

Yigit Pura

Yigit Pura is a pastry chef and the winner of Bravo’s Top Chef: Just Desserts. His pastry shop Tout Sweet Pâtisserie is based in his hometown, San Francisco. Sweet Alchemy is his first cookbook. @YigitPura

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.

A spiced nut cake resting on an upside-down cake pan with a strip of parchment half removed from the edges of the cake.

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.

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?