Author: Alex Roberts

Alex was raised in the southern United States before moving to NYC where he worked as a professional baker for a few years. These days he can be spotted lurking in Parisian pastry shops buying pastries that are “just for a friend.” Alex writes, develops recipes, and bakes too much in his home near Montmartre.

I was working as a pastry chef in Brooklyn when I met my now-husband, Leo. While I didn’t realize we would get married in less than a year, I did secretly wish my Frenchman would whisk me away to the land of pastries, cheese, and wine. And here I am, writing this from my Parisian… …read more

Christmas is a time to be with family and loved ones, and it makes it all the harder to have many of your loved ones far away when you’re an expat. Alex Roberts shares the challenges of spending the holiday abroad and some insight of how to rediscover your Christmas cheer. …read more