In Dessert Can Save the World, Christina Tosi shares her recipes and secrets for creating desserts that are not only delicious but also joyful. She provides instructions for making both simple and sophisticated dishes, such as Burnt Honey Cake with Brown Butter Frosting, Salty Butterscotch Pudding, Coffee Caramel Ice Cream Floats, Blueberry Pie Milkshakes, and more. With a mix of sweet and savory flavors along with tips on equipment, ingredients selection criteria (including when to splurge versus economize), methods (from beginner to expert),and troubleshooting advice , readers will be able to create crave-worthy desserts in their own kitchens that can brighten any day.
For who is this book for ?
If you’re looking to add a little joy into your life, look no further than Christina Tosi’s Dessert Can Save the World. Filled with delicious recipes and secrets for joyful living, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to make memories around the dinner table. From simple dishes like Burnt Honey Cake with Brown Butter Frosting to more sophisticated creations like Coffee Caramel Ice Cream Floats, there’s something everyone will love in this cookbook. Plus, Tosi provides plenty of tips on equipment selection, ingredients choice (including when it’s worth splurging vs economizing), methods of cooking (from beginner-level instructions all the way up to expert level), and troubleshooting advice – so you can create drool-worthy desserts in your own kitchen that are perfect every time.
- This book is full of delicious recipes that are also joyful to make and eat.
- The author provides clear instructions for making both simple and sophisticated dishes.
- This book is a great resource for anyone who wants to create crave-worthy desserts in their own kitchen
- Some of the recipes require ingredients that are not easy to find
- The instructions can be a little overwhelming for novice cooks
- The desserts might be too sweet for some people
Learn more about the author
Christina Tosi is the award-winning pastry chef and owner of Milk Bar, the critically acclaimed bakery in New York City. Born and raised in Virginia, Christina moved to New York to attend culinary school before working at some of the most prestigious restaurants in America. In January 2010, she opened Milk Bar with a mission to make desserts fun again by creating approachable cookies, pies, cakes, ice creams – anything that indulges her sweet tooth – all while keeping things playful and decidedly unpretentious.
“As a pastry chef, Christina Tosi knows dessert. In her latest cookbook she shares not only recipes for amazing desserts but also tips on how to make them joyful . From simple treats like Blueberry Pie Milkshakes to more sophisticated fare such as Coffee Caramel Ice Cream Floats, Dessert Can Save the World has something for everyone.”
“Delicious, approachable recipes from an expert pastry chef.”
“In her debut cookbook, Momofuku Milk Bar cofounder Christina Tosi shares not only recipes for the restaurant’s famous cereal milk ice cream and compost cookies, but also strategiesto encourage a stubbornly joyful existence in anyone. Chapters are divided by occasions (‘a bowl of breakfast happiness,’ ‘happy hour,’ etc.), with tips sprinkled throughout (e.g., making your own marshmallows or caramel is cheaper and easier than you think).”
“If you’re a fan of Christina Tosi and her desserts, this book is definitely for you. It contains some great recipes along with tips from the author on how to make them.”