Momofuku Milk Bar

Momofuku Milk Bar

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By (author) Christina Tosi, Foreword by David Chang

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  • Publisher: Clarkson N Potter Publishers
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 256mm x 24mm | 1,066g
  • Publication date: 25 October 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0307720497
  • ISBN 13: 9780307720498
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 6,071

Product description

The highly anticipated complement to the New York Times bestselling Momofuku cookbook, Momofuku Milk Bar reveals the recipes for the innovative, addictive cookies, pies, cakes, ice creams, and more from the wildly popular bakery. A runaway success, the Momofuku cookbook suffered from just one criticism among reviewers and fans: 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 finally shares the recipes for these now-legendary riffs on childhood flavors and down-home classics?all essentially derived from ten mother recipes?along with the compelling narrative of the unlikely beginnings of this quirky bakery's success. It all started one day when Momofuku founder David Chang asked Christina to make a dessert for dinner that night. Just like that, the pastry program at Momofuku began, and Christina?s playful desserts helped the restaurants earn praise from the New York Times and the Michelin Guide and led to the opening...

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Author information

CHRISTINA TOSI is the chef, owner, and founder of Milk Bar, sister bakery of the Momofuku restaurant group, with locations in New York City, Toronto, and soon Washington, D.C. She is the 2012 recipient of the James Beard Rising Star Chef Award, a finalist for the 2014 James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef Award, and a judge on Fox's "MasterChef "and "MasterChef Junior."

Review quote

"This cookbook highlights all of the desserts that make Momofuku Milk Bar a successful New York City foodie destination...It covers baking wunderkind Christina Tosi's meteoric rise, with her trademark recipes for low-brow, high-brow sweet treats." - USA Today "Chocolate-chocolate cookies, compost cookies, blueberries and cream cookies, banana cream pie, brownie pie, hot fudge sauce, chocolate cake. I can't stop baking from "Momofuku Milk Bar."..A crowd pleaser, obviously." - Los Angeles Times "Whimsical desserts-from Compost Cookie to Crack Pie - by Manhattan pastry pro Christina Tosi create a 256-page Wonka World." - Details Magazine "It took just one recipe to fall in love with this book" - Philadelphia Citypaper