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The Tastemakers: New Takes on Cooking at Home

Hawa Hassan and Claire Saffitz
Hawa Hassan and Claire Saffitz

Two of the most exciting voices in the food world join us to talk about their groundbreaking cookbooks.

Hawa Hassan, chef and owner of Basbaas Somali Foods, shares stories and recipes from her captivating new book, In Bibi’s Kitchen, which brings together over 75 recipes and stories of grandmothers from eight African countries that touch the Indian Ocean. Claire Saffitz, the YouTube personality and former host of Bon Appétit’s Gourmet Makes, talks about her mission to empower everyone to be a confident, creative baker, and her joy-filled approach to sweet deliciousness in her just-released book, Dessert Person.

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Hawa Hassan

Hawa Hassan is the founder and CEO of Basbaas Foods and author of the new cookbook, In Bibi’s Kitchen

Claire Saffitz

Claire Saffitz is a dessert person. She likes cakes and cookies and pie and believes no meal is complete without something sweet at the end …

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