I'm the kitchen director at a boutique NYC bakery called Mini Melanie. I love baking in my spare time as well and photographing my creations! I went to college for Environmental Studies but have always been in love with baking. Instead of having traditional internships during my time in college, I worked in various pastry kitchens, including Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Momofuku Milk Bar. I met my current boss and mentor at my first kitchen job and have been working with her, growing Mini Melanie from the ground up, since August 2015.


Cold Brew Cookies

As a New Yorker, I can honestly tell you that cold brew is huge here. We dig this stuff! So when I found out that a smal…


Alex Ryan

Name: Alex | Location: New York City | Blog: How did you get into baking? I simply fell in love with baking i…