Passionfruit Macarons

Baker Vallery Lomas is in the kitchen making a tasty treat, passionfruit macrons. She explains that the Italian meringue is made by whipping hot sugar into egg whites. The macrons are naturally gluten-free because they are made with almond flour.

Buzzfeed's Goodful: Lemons to Lemon Curd

Vallery Lomas competed for four grueling weeks on "The Great American Baking Show" and ultimately won-but the show was canceled and her win was never aired. Instead of dwelling on the situation, Vallery is taking her proverbial lemons and making lemon curd.

Food & Wine's Communal Table Podcast

In 2018, Vallery Lomas was all set for stardom. The avid blogger had taken time off from her job as a lawyer to train and compete on The Great American Baking Show-and she won. But the network only aired one episode of her season, and she was left without that public victory to propel her baking career or her book proposal forward.