Momofuku Milk Bar
Book - 2011 Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / Baking & Desserts / Tosi, Christina, 641.86 To 2 On Shelf No requests on this item
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Call Number: Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / Baking & Desserts / Tosi, Christina, 641.86 To
On Shelf At: Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch
|Location||Call Number||Branch||Item Status|
|Traverwood Adult Books||Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / Baking & Desserts / Tosi, Christina||Traverwood Branch||On Shelf|
|Westgate Adult Books||Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / Baking & Desserts / Tosi, Christina||Westgate Branch||On Shelf|
|Downtown 2nd Floor||641.86 To||Downtown Library||Due 10-06-2020|
|Malletts Adult Books||Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / Baking & Desserts / Tosi, Christina||Malletts Creek Branch||Due 10-15-2020|
|Pittsfield Adult Books||Adult Book / Nonfiction / Cooking / Baking & Desserts / Tosi, Christina||Pittsfield Branch||Due 09-29-2020|
"Just as Momofuku was much more than a cookbook, Momofuku Milk Bar, too, will have a compelling narrative story, also written with Peter Meehan, that shares the unlikely beginnings of this quirky bakery's success. A runaway success in fall 2009, Momofuku suffered from just one criticism among reviewers: where were Christina Tosi's fantastic desserts? The compost cookie, a chunky chocolate-chip cookie studded with crunchy salty pretzels and coffee grounds; the crack pie, a sugary-buttery confection as craveable as the name implies; the cereal milk ice cream, made from everyone's favorite part of a nutritious breakfast--the milk at the bottom of a bowl of cereal; the easy layer cakes that forgo fancy frosting in favor of unfinished edges that hint at the yumminess inside. Momofuku Milk Bar will have all the recipes for their most addictive desserts, along with ones for savory baked goods that take a page from Dave's Asian-flavored cuisine, such as Kimchi Croissant with Blue Cheese"-- Provided by publisher.
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New Classic Recipes submitted by Sara W on August 29, 2015, 9:29pm Christina Tosi is a legend, and her recipes don't compromise - they aren't delicious by accident, so be prepared to go out and buy glucose or at the very least, milk powder, if you want to make her magic happen. It's a really chatty cookbook, which I liked - I'm just about as interested, if not more, in how Milk bar came to be as I am in actually making crack pie on my own. The backstory is great and the camaraderie in the kitchen is palpable in the writing. It's rare that I read every page of a cookbook, but this one I couldn't put down. The recipes are a bit intense for my skillset/level of dedication, but I'll probably give some of the cookies a go. I did buy milk powder.
Fascinating recipes submitted by Bakalm on August 2, 2019, 4:39pm These recipes are intense, complex works of art (just looking at some of the ingredients for something like the apple pie cake is intimidating). The photography is very nice, which builds up hope that whatever you produce might look that good someday. The crack pie recipe is a must-make. Get this book if you want to spend a weekend developing your technical baking skills with unusual ingredients and techniques.