Elissa Bernstein
17 and Baking

Elissa Bernstein is a 21 year old writer, photographer, baker, and traveler. She is the voice behind 17 and Baking, where she weaves together beautiful desserts, photography, and essays on family, young adulthood, and everyday triumphs. Her work has been featured in Food & Wine, Family Circle, AOL Food, the Seattle Times, and Boston.com. Elissa is currently studying journalism and creative nonfiction in Boston, where she bakes pastries and squirrels away spices in a tiny kitchen.