Joy the Baker

Cookbook Author, Baker, Blogger

Joy Wilson is the voice behind the popular blog, Joy the Baker.  She is a baker, food photographer, cookbook author, and curator of all things sweet.

Joy the Baker is a chronicle of everything from Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies and Spinach Avocado Salads, to kitten wrangling and nail polish.     

In four years, Joy the Baker has been named one of the 50 Best Food Blogs by The London Times, Eight of the Very Best Food Blogs by Forbes, and the Best Baking Blog by Saveur. She has been featured in Food & Wine and Sunset Magazine.    

Joy is also co-creator of, a growing site dedicated to lifestyle audio and video podcasts.  She hosts two podcasts:  The Joy the Baker Podcast and We're About to Be Friends.  

Joy lives in Venice, California with her monstrous cat named Jules, an admirable collection of nail polish, and a refrigerator full of butter.