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Chaya Suri Leitner

Chaya Suri Leitner
Known as The Queen of Sourdough, Chaya Suri Leitner is a recipe developer and menu consultant who provides cooking guidance and gives sourdough workshops in NY and NJ. Her beautiful Instagram feed @spiceandzest features original, tasty combinations of healthy food using seasonal produce, bold citrus flavors, fresh herbs and spices along with everything sourdough. Using her own sourdough starter she continuously creates mouthwatering sourdough bread, challah, pretzel buns, pita, pizza, crackers and even sweet desserts like babka and donuts. As she continues to expand her horizons and kitchen adventures, she is always trying new flavors, textures and techniques and can’t wait to see what’s next.

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