Ghaya Oliveira

Ghaya Oliveira, executive pastry chef at Daniel in New York City, makes these Tunisian cookies, known as ghraiba, with toasted chickpea flour. They have a wonderfully crumbly texture and a deep, nutty flavor. Slideshow:  More Cookie Recipes 
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For this unusual open-face pie from executive pastry chef Ghaya Oliveira of Daniel in New York City, buttered phyllo is layered with nuts and baked, then drenched with syrup and filled with rich custard. Slideshow:  More Recipes for Pies and Tarts