Tessa Huff is a trained pastry chef, recipe developer and food stylist and photographer for brands including Better Homes and Gardens, The Kitchn, Brit + Co, and The Cake Blog. Her work has appeared online and in print at Food52, Pottery Barn Kids, Cooking Channel TV, Cake Masters Magazine, BuzzFeed, Yahoo Food and Babble. Huff was named one of Better Homes and Gardens' 2014 Best Baking Bloggers for her blog, Style Sweet CA.
"Ms. Huff has created a beautiful book, loaded with equal measure classic technique and modern flavor sensibility. Anyone who considers themselves a baker will feel their pulse subtly accelerate simply by thumbing through these pages."--Leslie Bilderback, author of Mug Cakes, Mug Meals, and No Churn Ice Cream "With the delectable cakes in these pages, the hardest thing is to decide which recipe to try first. The gorgeous photography and styling amazingly does justice to the incredibly rich but straightforward recipes."--Elisa Strauss, author of The Confetti Cakes Cookbook and Confetti Cakes for Kids "Tessa Huff has a way with cake. In her hands, butter, sugar, flour, and eggs become something more than mere ingredients in a recipe, and cake is elevated to art form. I could happily feast for days on just her photographs of these creations, but Tessa's companionable presence and quiet insistence throughout this book that I, too, can make these beauties for myself pulls me straight into the kitchen. Too pretty to eat? Nah. Grab a fork."--Emma Christensen, Recipe Editor for The Kitchn "Layered is a book that will have a permanent spot in my kitchen. From the stunning imagery to the decadent recipes, Tessa has created a must-have book for all bakers and cake lovers. She's an amazing stylist and her recipes are flawless!"--Courtney Whitmore, author of Frostings and Pizzazzerie.com "Stacked tall and frosted to perfection, Tessa elevates the art of layer cakes to new heights. With ingenious flavor combinations, foolproof recipes, and beautifully illustrated techniques, Tessa will have you whipping up drool-worthy, gourmet cakes at home. Layered is simply a treasure for every cake loving baker."--Carrie Selman of The Cake Blog