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Nicole Rucker, Chef & Owner at Fat + Flour, Shines on New Show 'What Am I Eating' with Zooey Deschanel

Exciting news for food enthusiasts and fans of renowned pastry chef Nicole Rucker! Rucker, best known for her delectable rustic desserts and award-winning pies, has recently been featured on the new show 'What Am I Eating' alongside the talented actress Zooey Deschanel. The show, which premiered May 23 on HBO Max, offers viewers a captivating journey through the world of culinary delights. Rucker's appearance on the show highlights her exceptional baking skills and allows her to share her expertise with a wider audience.

Before delving into her television debut, it's essential to recognize Nicole Rucker's illustrious culinary career. Formerly the pastry chef of the renowned Gjelina Group, including G.T.A. and Gjusta, Rucker has made a name for herself with her exceptional talent for creating rustic desserts. Her passion for pies, particularly, has garnered international recognition with Rucker winning numerous awards for her homespun creations. In 2012, she achieved great success, securing blue ribbons in the National Pie Championship, KCRW Good Food Pie contest and even receiving a Star Chef award for her exceptional baking skills.

Adding to her list of accomplishments, Nicole Rucker released her incredible cookbook, 'Dappled: Baking Recipes for Fruit Lovers.' The book offers a delightful assortment of recipes highlighting Rucker's love for incorporating fresh fruits into her baking. With her expertise and attention to detail, she guides readers through a collection of delectable pies and other fruit-based treats, making the book a must-have for baking enthusiasts and fruit lovers alike. Rucker's cookbook serves as a testament to her dedication to her craft and her commitment to sharing her passion with others.

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