Meet Stella Parks

  • December 7, 2017

The author of BraveTart comes to the Wharf in DC on Sat., Dec. 9th, at 3PM.


Stella Parks, award-winning pastry chef and writer for Serious Eats, visits the Harper Macaw Chocolate Boutique at The Wharf to share BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts.

Her new cookbook contains 100-plus recipes for your favorite sweet treats, from Devil’s Food Layer Cake to a classic Cherry Pie. Parks will guide you in recreating beloved brands like Fig Newtons, Animal Crackers, and Fudge Strips and in remixing recipes so you can enjoy gluten-free and vegan variations. Moreover, BraveTart dives into the history of the desserts: the hidden meaning of the word “oreo,” the weirdly vindictive origin of graham crackers, and the marketing-driven machinations that led to key lime pie. With BraveTart, Parks provides a must-read for anyone who loves childhood desserts.

Harper Macaw Chocolate Boutique, 835 Water St., SW, Washington, DC. Click here for info.

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