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Momofuku Milk Bar Cook book

dryrain Nov 3, 2011 09:49 AM

Has anyone purchased the book? Anyone got any comments about it?

  1. ElsieB Nov 21, 2012 10:11 AM

    I have it on an ipad and it is the first and last cookbook I will buy electronically. I agree, not many recipes that I will be making - lots of fussiness and combos that don't appeal to me. But, I really love the corn cookies with the powdered dehydrated corn! But that recipe is easily available online. My one electronic experience with cookbooks convinced me that I want a bound paper book that I can easily flip around back and forth.

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      pearlyriver Nov 21, 2012 09:24 AM

      Are there any worthy recipes from this book? It seems like most of the negative reviews are about desserts being oversweet and too buttery.

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        babette feasts Nov 21, 2012 09:56 AM

        I think it is one of those books that definitely will not appeal to everybody. Ms Tosi seems to have a very lowbrow American palate, always mentioning how much candy and junk food she eats. I finally bought the book because it was cheap on Amazon and figured there might be a few good ideas, but honestly not many of the recipes appeal to me. I did try the milk crumb, which is ... sweet and milky.

        1. re: pearlyriver
          AnjLM Jun 9, 2013 03:58 PM

          The cornflake cookies are definitely worth making. I made them last week and everyone loved them! Here is my review from my blog:

          http://aspoonfulofsugarbaking.com/201...

          I also just made the crack pie (also on my blog) which went definitely deserves it's name!

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            mscoffee1 Feb 14, 2014 07:00 AM

            Why did you choose to use bread flour and only 2 cups of the cornflake crunch?

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