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Momofuku Milk Bar - Christina Tosi

Momofuku Milk Bar

By Christina Tosi

  • Release Date: 2011-10-25
  • Genre: Methods
Score: 3.5
From 111 Ratings


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 Milk Bar bakery.

Momofuku Milk Bar
shares the recipes for Christina Tosi’s fantastic desserts—the 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.

Christina’s playful desserts, including 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; and the easy layer cakes that forgo fancy frosting in favor of unfinished edges that hint at the yumminess inside 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.

With all the recipes for the bakery’s most beloved desserts—along with ones for savory baked goods that take a page from Chang’s Asian-flavored cuisine, such as Kimchi Croissants with Blue Cheese—and 100 color photographs, Momofuku Milk Bar makes baking irresistible off-beat treats at home both foolproof and fun.


  • Great inspiration, recipe execution lacking

    By Bilzmum
    The pics and content are great. I’ve tried two recipes to the letter and neither replicate the original items from NY. Also the way the recipes are outlined has you jumping around too much to other pages for references.
  • Good book but...

    By Kep72
    I love the book but my comment is on the digital layout of the book. It is like it was scanned into the computer. The pages are not full screen no matter what layout(portrait or landscape) you choose if you blow up the screen the pages off set in a odd way and hard to get the pictures to go larger. Also sluggish on the page turns. The content is great the digital translation not so good. Almost makes me wish i bought the hard copy.