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Welcome to Eat Your Books!

If you are new here, you may want to learn a little more about how this site works. Eat Your Books has indexed recipes from leading cookbooks and magazines as well recipes from the best food websites and blogs.

Become a member and you can create your own personal ‘Bookshelf’. Imagine having a single searchable index of all your recipes – both digital and print!

Melissa Weller

Biography

Melissa is a master baker whose work has received critical acclaim. She received a James Beard Award nomination for Outstanding Baker in 2016. Her path to success reads like a round-up of New York’s most celebrated restaurants and bakeries. A French Culinary Institute graduate, she trained at Babbo and Sullivan Street Bakery in New York City. She was chef-partner at High Street on Hudson; head baker at Per Se, Bouchon Bakery, and Roberta's; an owner and founder of Sadelle's; and the head baker at Walnut Street Café in Philadelphia. Melissa was born and raised in Central Pennsylvania, and has lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York for over 15 years. She graduated from Bucknell University with degrees in chemical engineering and international relations and worked as an engineer for ten years before switching her career to baking.