Caroline Saunders

Caroline is a freelance food and climate writer and Le Cordon Bleu-trained pastry chef based in Brooklyn. Her thing is climate cuisine. Her work has appeared in Grist, one5c, Blue Dot Living Magazine, and Smart Mouth and is forthcoming elsewhere. She writes the climate-friendly baking newsletter Pale Blue Tart, which will one day — pastry gods willing — be a collaborative cookbook with contributions from pastry chefs and bakers across America. She's also hosted a sustainable baking podcast, written a book on beef, and was the inaugural recipient of a writing residency sponsored by Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation Earth Alliance. Previously, she was chief of staff at Grist.


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Salty, Cheesy, Herby, Crispy Snackable Bakes (recipe tester)

Craft Beef: A Revolution of Small Farms and Big Flavors (co-author)

Fave bakes