Zoë François making cookie batter in her Minneapolis kitchen


Star Tribune’s Cookie Book Gets A Sequel // Star Tribune

Co-Hosting Weekly Dish with Stephanie Hansen // MyTalk 107.1

Ask The Baker // Twin Cities Live


The 10 Best Baking Cookbooks for Aspiring Pastry Chefs and Home Bakers // Wall Street Journal

50 People Who Are Changing The Way Minnesotans Eat // Star Tribune

Chef Behind Zoë Bakes Shares New Mission // CBS News

Celebrate (and Taste) The Winners of the 2023 Star Tribune Cookie Contest // Star Tribune

The Flaky Biscuit: How to Make Zoë François’ Dazzling Granola // Shondaland

Out of the Box and Into a Cake, it’s Barbie! // Eater

Famous chocolate wafers are no more, but the icebox cake lives on // NPR

The Ultimate Soundtrack For A Dinner Party, Curated By Zoë François // Yahoo!

The 4-Ingredient Dessert Zoë François Sets On Fire for Last-Minute Dinner Guests // Yahoo!

Zoë François Spreads Joy and Buttercream in Zoë Bakes Cakes // The Cap Times

Zoë François Revealed The First Cake She Made For Andrew Zimmern’s Birthday // Mashed

Local Tastemakers and Food Slayers // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

The Ice Cream Cake That Reminds Zoë François Of Sister André // Mashed

Everything Bagel Star Bread // Twin Cities Live


Women Who Lead: Zoë Bakes // Minnesota Monthly

Maple-Raisin Holiday Cookies // Today Show

Magnolia Network’s Zoe Bakes Shares Recipe for Favorite Thanksgiving Baked Goods // Hello! Magazine

From Yia Vang to Ann Kim, Twin Cities chefs shine on national TV // Pioneer Press

Zoë François’s Rise // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

“Zoë Bakes” Brings Jewish Recipes To the Magnolia Network // The Nosher

“I bake for every emotion” — Zoë François on finding connection through cake // Salon

Zoë François’ Banana Bread with Chocolate-Hazelnut Swirls // People

Zoë François Reveals The Secret To The Perfect Homemade Bread // Mashed

A Four-Ingredient Dessert That Tastes Like a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich // Salon

Zoë François And Winner Annie Paul Talk All Things Silos Baking Competition // Mashed

Zoë Bakes Continues to Serve Up Mouth-Watering Minneapolis Treats // Star Tribune

How to Cream Butter and Sugar for Light and Fluffy Baked Goods // Insider

Make Heavenly Angel Pie This Spring With Tips From Minneapolis Bakers // Star Tribune

Hot Milk Cake Is the Little Black Dress of Desserts // epicurious

These 7 Celebrity Chefs are Representing Minnesota on TV // Star Tribune

Have You Bought A Cookbook Lately? // Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

5 Silicone baking Mats To Try — And The Benefits Of Using them // NBC News


The Best Ways to Use Carrot Peelings //

11 cookbooks from MN authors that deserve to be on your shelves // Star Tribune

Cover Story // Cherry Bombe Magazine

The Jacques Pepin Foundation’s New Video Recipe Book Will Feature These Celeb Chefs //

The Desserts Celeb Chefs Are Serving This Year //

Choose Your Thanksgiving Menu // The Washington Post

18 Essential Baking Tools For Making Pie // NBC News

Pumpkin-Apple Caramel Hotdish // Food Network Magazine

Zoë François: The Life of a Multi-Talented Pastry Chef // Pastry Arts Magazine

The Inspiration Behind Magnolia Network’s Zoë Bakes //

Zoë Bakes Apple Cake // Parade Magazine

Exclusive Zoë Bakes Interview // Monsters and Critics

What to Watch On TV – Zoë Bakes // Washington Post

Pro Tips from Pro Chefs – Homemade Vanilla // Drew Barrymore Show

The Untold Truth of Zoë François //

Everything You Need to Know About Zoë Bakes //

Zoë François Reveals What Makes Her Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie //

Magnolia Networks’ Bryan Ford And Zoë François Reveal The One Tool Every Baker Needs //

Zoë François Reveals The One Pastry She Could Eat Every Day For The Rest Of Her Life //

The 20 Best Cookbooks by Women // Brit + Co.

Big Air – Zoë Bakes Pavlova // Kazoo Magazine

Zoë Bakes Bundts (and Layers and Loaves) // Hadassah Magazine

Why Marbled Dessert Recipes Are All The Rage // Wall Street Journal

Meet Zoë François // Inside Julia’s Kitchen Podcast

Chocolate Bundt Cake // TODAY SHOW with Hoda and Jenna

About the Magnolia Workshops // Fast Company

7 New Cookbooks to Read This Summer // The New York Times

Six Recipes That Got Us Through Another Week //

Why a Kitchen Torch is One of Our Favorite Kitchen Tools // Williams-Sonoma

Is Baked Alaska the Secret to a Long Life? // New York Times Magazine – recipe

23 cookbooks you should have // Food & Wine Magazine

Vanilla Raspberry Bundt Cake // WGN – recipe/interview

Cake Decorating Supplies for Beginners // Eater – my recommendations

Lemon Curd Pound Cake from Zoë Bakes Cakes // The Splendid Table – recipe

Guinness Chocolate Cake // Twin Cities Live TV – recipe

Tips for the Perfect Bundt // Fox9 TV – the Buzz

Zoë Bakes Cakes // Publishers Weekly – book review

Minneapolis Baker Takes on Cakes // Minneapolis Star Tribune – recipe and interview

Irish Dairy and Scones // Minneapolis Star Tribune – recipe and interview

Best New Cookbooks to Buy in 2021 // TimeOut Magazine (Zoë Bakes Cakes)

Zoë – the ice cream flavor // Milkjam Creamery (March exclusive)

Zoë François, Baker Extraordinaire // Leite’s Culinaria – interview

Top 7 Minnesota Baking And Recipe Influencers // WCCO TV

 Zoe Bakes Launches Baking Show // Weekly Dish on MyTalk 107.1

Zoë François chats with the Buzz about her new TV series “Zoë Bakes” // Fox 9 TV

Zoë Bakes Launches Baking Show on Magnolia Network // Mpls.St. Paul Magazine

Andrew Zimmern Talks Intuitive Content // World Screen

Zoë Bakes // TV show ~ Magnolia Network on Discovery+

Sugar Magnolia – Zoë Bakes // Star Tribune ~ show announcement


Behind the Bake with Zoë François // Kerrygold for Food Network

Top 10 Baking Recipes of 2020 // Washington Post (spoiler alert, mine is #1 and #7)

Magnolia Network show lineup: Zoë Bakes // Print Only ~ Magnolia Journal

News/New Stuff – Zoë François on Magnolia Network // Announcement ~ MPLS Magazine

Zoë Bakes TV show on Magnolia Network // Announcement ~ Realscreen

Baking is Our Business – Cake Seminar // Conference ~ Bake from Scratch

Chopped Sweets // Guest Judge ~ Food Network

My Beauty Uniform // Interview and beauty routine ~ A Cup of Jo

Next Level Bread Baking // Recipes & Photography ~ Better Homes and Gardens

Almond Plum Tart // Interview and recipe ~ Bake From Scratch Magazine

Baking with Zoë François // Interview ~ MSP Magazine

Big Time Bake // Guest Judge ~ Food Network

Authentic Ireland – Guinness Cake Recipe // Bake From Scratch Magazine

Making Perfect Sourdough Starter // Fox9 ~ TV

Made with Love: Mother’s Day Recipes // Anthropologie

5 Best Things Our Food Writers Ate in the Twin Cities This Week // Star Tribune

With restaurants on pause, Twin Cities chefs are hosting cooking lessons on Instagram // Star Tribune

Guide to Best Cooking Videos // Star Tribune

Best Sheet Pans according to bakers and chefs // New York Magazine

9 Great Instagram Accounts // A Cup of Jo

Living The Sweet Life // Bake From Scratch Magazine ~ Interview & Kitchen tour

Cherry Bombe Jubilee 2.0 // Cherry Bombe Magazine ~ IGTV event

Baking While Quarantined // Talking with My Mouth Full ~ Podcast

Distractibaking – Bloggers to follow while cooking at home // EaterTwinCities

Embracing the Gray ~ Interview about gray hair // Star Tribune


A Family Affair ~ I interviewed my cousins Riad (Frechette) and Samira (Vanity Fair) Nasr // CherryBombe Magazine

Granny Neal’s Maple-Coconut Christmas Cookies // TheKitchn ~ recipe and family story

Getting Schooled by Zoë François // Bake From Scratch ~ Podcast

Saveur Magazine Blog Awards Finalist – Best Food Videos // Saveur Magazine

Flavor Profile: Pastry Chef Zoë François // Anthropologie Catalog

Building a Pastry Chef Brand // Pastry Arts Magazine ~ interview

Meet a Grombabe: Zoë François // Grombre ~ Interview

Baking Cinnamon Rolls with David Leite // Leite Culinaria ~ Video

Berry Fool with Donal Skehan // YouTube ~ Video

Interview with Candace Nelson // Live to Eat ~ Podcast

4th of July Shortcakes // Twin Cities Live ~ TV

Sourdough Made Simple with Zoë François // Bake From Scratch July/Aug 2019

Zoë on Home & Family Show making Raspberry Brioche Braid // Hallmark Channel ~ TV

Instagram’s Favorite Baking Teacher // TheKitchn ~ Interview

How to Make the Best Pavlova // Midwest Living Magazine

Viewers Choice Instagram Influencers Award Winner // The Taste Awards

The Business of Creativity // Padilla ~ Webinar

Raspberry Braid // MyRecipes ~ Video

This fast, no-knead focaccia is a gateway into the world of baking bread // The Washington Post

The Q&A with Zoë François // Entrepreneurial Chef Issue 31

Everyday Cheapskate: Celebrate good times // Red Bluff Daily News

Profiteroles in the BlueStar Ovens  // BlueStar Appliance ~ Video

Going, Going, Grey // The Faux Martha

Midwest Living Live // PRNewsletter


Peach Pie that’s Winning the Hearts of Instagram // Huffpost

How to Make a Candied Hazelnut Cake Topper // Better Homes & Gardens

Holiday Pavlova Parfaits // Better Homes & Gardens

Famed ‘Bread In Five’ Book Series Tackles Sweet, Holiday Breads // DeRusha Eats for CBS/WCCO – TV

Give Me Five // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Flour Hour episode 08 Interview with Zoë François // Flour Hour Podcast

The 50 Best of MN – Best Instagram // Minnesota Monthly

Meet Our Third Annual 2018 Baker’s Dozen // Bake From Scratch Magazine

Meet the 13 Bakers Behind Our Holiday Cookies 2018 Special Issue // Bake From Scratch Magazine

Our Top Fall Recipes From Our Holiday Cookies 2018 Special Issue // Bake From Scratch Magazine

This Just In // Williston North Hampton Bulletin

Super Bowl Snack Ship // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

In a banner year for cookbooks, titles to satisfy every craving // The Oakland Press

Best of 2018: In a banner year for cookbooks, titles to satisfy every craving // Chicago Daily Herald

Minneapolis bakers tell you how to make holiday breads in 5 minutes // The Star Tribune

Bake beautiful holiday bread in 5 minutes a day with a new book from these local bakers // CityPages

Easy Approach to Celebration Bread // Minnesota Monthly

9 Holiday Baking Cookbooks That Will Make You The Star Of Your Office Cookie Swap // Bustle


Pumpkin Bundt Cake Episode // Andrew Zimmern Cooks – Video

Raspberry Desserts // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Rising Accomplishment // Williston North Hampton Bulletin

The Shabbat Table: Healthy Challah in Five Minutes a Day // The Canadian Jewish News

5 Minnesotan cookbooks that will save your ass this holiday season // CityPages


ZoeBakes Desserts // Cooking Channel

PB&J Cheesecake // Food Network

Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François’ 5-Minute Artisan Bread // Food 52

Bread in Five Minutes // Midwest Living

5 slow-cooker breads to try this summer //

Five minutes to healthy bread // Southwest Journal

9 Exceptional Restaurant Desserts // Eater Twin Cities

The 2016 Twin Cities Holiday Gift Guide // Eater Twin Cities

Amber waves of heritage grain: Minnesota’s historic grains and seeds are seeing a revival


Perfect 3 Cheesecakes // Cooking Channel

The Epicurious Cookbook Canon Longlist // epicurious

These Flourless Cake Recipes Make Gluten-Free Desserts Real Easy to Love // Huffington Post

Q&A with Zoe Francois and Dr. Jeff Hertzberg, bread-cookbook authors // Pioneer Press

Chocolate Stout Devil’s Food with Rosemary Buttercream // The Growler

That One Time I Made My Best Friend’s Wedding Cake // Hey Eleanor

The Glass Box of Social Influencers // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine


Nutella Swirled Banana Bread // A Cup of Jo

Wedding Cake // Martha Stewart Wedding

Gluten-Free Apple Cider Brioche Doughnuts // Andrew Zimmern

Baked In-House // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Home Tours – Zoë François Pastry Chef & Author // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

12 Days of Cookies // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Scones with Charlie // ABC Twin Cities Live – TV

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Best Baking Books // CBS/WCCO

Got Five Minutes? Bake Bread! // Everyday Cheapskate

Behind the Kitchen Door: Zoë François’s Kitchen is One Sweet Spot // Fine Cooking

10 Best Local Cookbooks and Food Guides // CityPages

Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: Seeded 100% Whole Grain GF Bread // Dolly and Oatmeal

Artisan No-Knead Muligrain Bread // A Couple Cooks

Zoë’s House // The Vanilla Bean Blog

Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day // Heartbeet Kitchen

The Trick to Making Great Sorbet // Fine Cooking

13 Valentine’s Day Recipes That Beat a Box of Chocolates // Greatist

Artisan bread masters turn their amazing 5-minute method into marvelous gluten-free baguettes // The Oregonian


Go Fork Yourself: Baking with Zoë François // Andrew Zimmern

Sumptuous Desserts and the Chefs Who Make Them // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Artisan bread couldn’t be easier, with directions from two local co-authors // Star Tribune

Artisan bread that’s so easy even a beginning home baker can make it (video) // The Oregonian

Improved Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day // The Seattle Times

Pain D’epi {Wheat Stalk Bread}: The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day // Food For My Family

Pastry Chef Olympics // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine – Video

Cook Like Zoë François // Minnesota Monthly – Video

Tilia // Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Bite of Minnesota: Sicilian Pizza // CBS/WCCO


Cookie Swap With The Barefoot Contessa // Ladies’ Home Journal

Make-Ahead Pizza Dough // Fine Cooking

Jeff and Zoë Go to Kansas With Gold Medal Flour // Bread in 5

Nightlife: One last treat — the best late-night desserts // Star Tribune


50 More Food Blogs You Should Be Reading // Saveur

Healthy Bread in Five Minutes // PBS Kitchen Explorers

Summer Treat: 5 Seriously Delicious Sorbets // The Kitchn

Zoe Francois, author, blogger & pastry chef: Chef Chat // CityPages

Gluten-Free Brioche // Ruhlman

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day // White on Rice Couple

Showing Compassion Through The Gift Of Food // NPR

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day // Huffington Post


Gluten-Free Crusty Boule // Gluten-Free Girl

No-Knead Bread Hack: Make a Sandwich Loaf Instead // The Kitchn

To knead or not to knead: the great bread debate // The Globe and Mail

No knead to fuss: Baking professionals test three recipes from bread books // Helena Independent Record


Make Fresh-Baked Bread in Five Minutes // Lifehacker

The Crunchiest-Crackliest-Chewiest-Lightest-Easiest Bread You’ll Ever Bake // King Arthur Flour

Zoe’s Gluten-Free Brioche // canelle et vanille

The BYOB (Bake Your Own Bread) Challenge // Debt Proof Living

Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francis // Galley Cat

Artisan Bread in Five Pizza Party! // Two Peas in Their Pod

Five Minutes a Day for Fresh-Baked Bread // Mother Earth News


A Sweet Potato Mystery // NPR Weekend America – Radio

Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day – Review // Chowhound

Fresh bread at (almost) a moment’s notice // Chicago Tribune

Q & A with Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François // The Fresh Loaf


Soon the Bread Will be Making Itself // The New York Times

Upper Crust Bread, Lower Level of Effort // Star Tribune