Momofuku Corn Cookies

photo courtesy of The Crepes of Wrath The cold weather plus 2 weeks of winter vacation has inspired me to bake.  I love basking in the warmth from a kitchen full of the sweet smells and heat wafting from a working oven. I was so inspired last week when I met Christina Tossi, head pastry chef of Momofuku Milk Bar, that I decided to recreate one of her celebrated cookie recipes: Corn Cookies.  And, lucky for me, Christina happily shares this recipe with her fans, unlike many other head chefs who keep many of their culinary creation close to … [Read more...]

Momofuku Milk Bar

Last week I shared the most amazing holiday experience with my son.  We were able to make cookies alongside famed Momofuku Milk Bar Pastry Chef Christina Tosi and her mother, Greta Miller, at the International Culinary Center in NYC. The afternoon, hosted by Chef Christina Tosi in collaboration with American Express, was a true holiday baking party. Guests heard intimate stories how Christina’s sweet tooth as an early child prompted her to start her own cookie empire just two years ago.  Today, Momofuku Milk Bar has grown into five bakeries … [Read more...]