Chaya Rappoport

Chaya Rappoport is a food stylist, baker and recipe developer with a deep love for challah, halva and salty everything. Currently NYC based, you can find her blogging seasonal recipes on retrolillies.com and postings snaps of her day to day cooking + baking on instagram, @retrolillies. Her work has been featured on The Feed Feed, Delish.com, Food and Wine and Conde Nast Traveler.


Articles by Chaya Rappoport

Passover Almond Cake with Strawberry Compote Recipe

Passover desserts don’t exactly have a reputation for being the tastiest. Of course, with gluten, grains and leavening agents off-limits, ...

This Old School Hamantaschen Filling Might Be Our Favorite

In an age when hamantaschen come in every flavor, I'll take simple and classic any day.

Sheet Pan Lamb Meatballs and Veggies Recipe

Packed with spices and bright lemon flavor, they are perfect for a weeknight dinner.

Cranberry Challah Donuts Recipe

The perfect fried treat for Hanukkah, Thanksgiving or anytime you need a good donut!

Spelt Banana Bread With Chocolate, Dates and Tahini Recipe

A chewy, nutty twist on 2020's most popular bake.

Shwarma Chicken Kebab Recipe

This recipe is perfectly spiced, quick to make and oh-so-juicy.

Cooking Shabbat Dinner Is Getting Me Through the Pandemic

The power of food and Shabbat during hard times.

We Should All Be Frying Our Gefilte Fish

A little oil is all it takes to transform this Ashkenazi staple.

Green Shakshuka With Feta Recipe

This might be even better than the original.