Momofuku Milk Bar By Christina Tosi
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 Milk Bar 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 author of Momofuku Milk Bar helped the restaurants earn praise from the New York Times and the Michelin Guide and led to the opening of Milk Bar, which now draws fans from around the country and the world.
Momofuku Milk Bar Review
Momofuku Milk Bar book has very unique recipes for cakes, cookies, pies, ice cream and even bagels and pastries. Many of the recipes are somewhat junk food based, like the compost cookie which has chocolate chips, mini pretzels, and crushed potato chips among other things for a rich, salty, sweet cookie crunch. I had an interest in Momofuku Milk Bar book after Christina Tosi was on Martha Stewart and shared her Blueberries and Cream Cookie recipe.
I tried these unique cookies and loved them. My sister visited NY city shortly after and with my recommendation went by the actual Momofuku Milk Bar and loved everything they tried, especially the guava horchata ice cream (which sadly is not in this cookbook, but may other good ice creams are). I would recommend trying the Blueberries and Cream cookies and seeing if this is the type of recipe you would like. If so, I think you will very much enjoy this Momofuku Milk Bar book.
Momofuku Milk Bar Details
- Hardcover: 256 pages
- Publisher: Clarkson Potter (October 25, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0307720497
- ISBN-13: 978-0307720498
- Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 0.9 x 10.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,091 in Books