Chaya Rappoport

Chaya Rappoport is the blogger, baker and picture taker behind retrolillies.wordpress.com. Currently a pastry sous chef at a Brooklyn bakery, she's been blogging since 2012 and her work has been featured on The Feed Feed, Delish.com, Food and Wine and Conde Nast Traveler. Inspired by seasonal ingredients, vibrant produce and exotic ingredients, she looks to understand the science behind why a recipe works, how to make it even better, and shares that knowledge with her readers. You can find her sharing seasonal recipes and delicious desserts on her blog and postings snaps of her day to day cooking + baking on her instagram account, @retrolillies.


Articles by Chaya Rappoport

Classic Apple Strudel Recipe

A family-inspired recipe that taste just like bubbe's.

Cheesy Kale and Potato Gratin Recipe

This cheesy crowd pleaser celebrates Jewish history and strong women.

The Ultimate Stuffed Cabbage Hack

The delicious flavors of stuffed cabbage made easier.

Chocolate Babka Challah Recipe

If you love sweet challah, this is the ultimate sweet loaf.

Harissa Salmon Niçoise Salad Recipe

A traditional French salad gets a North African makeover.

Frozen Limonana: The Israeli Slushie Your Summer Needs

The most delicious, minty brain freeze awaits you this summer.

Everything Bagel Bourekas Recipe

Classic New York bagel meets Israeli bourekas in this playful dish.

Strawberry and Cream Rugelach Recipe

The perfect Jewish cookie to celebrate spring.

Blood Orange, Saffron and Semolina Cake Recipe

A cake inspired by citrus and the Middle East.

Turkish Coffee Brownies with Cinnamon Caramel

A decadent, Middle Eastern-inspired treat.