Natasha Syanova is a Chicago-based mother of two and sourdough expert with over seven years of baking experience. In 2013, she attended Food Enthusiast classes at the French Pastry School in Chicago to understand how to professionally bake pastries from the industry’s best. By 2020, her platform @NatashasBaking was named by Forbes as one of the top bread influencers that are go-to references when you are learning to bake bread at home. She is constantly exploring chemistry methods, flour types, proofing techniques, and more—proving that beautiful bread is both a science and an art. Natasha brings the age-old secrets of successful bread baking to a new generation in her first book, Sourdough Baking with Kids.