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Thoroughly Modern Milkshakes
Milkshake. Frappe. Cabinet. Velvet. Whatever you call it, the quintessentially American combination of milk, ice cream, and syrup has delighted generations, invoking memories of soda fountains and high-school sweethearts. In this collection of recipes, Adam Ried infuses the classic shake with unexpected flavor twists that bring the milkshake into the twenty-first century. ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by W. W. Norton & Company
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I want them all. This book has to go back to the library and it's making me cry that I haven't had the time or ingredients to make each and every delectable sounding shake in this book. I love Ried's fearless and playful sense of flavor combination, the photos were well-done, and the recipes crystal clear. I'm going to have to buy a copy of this. Probably two copies, as I anticipate spilling syrup all over one of them. Recommended without reservation to milkshake people.
Amazing and inspiring. However, be prepared for many trips to your chicest, most gourmand grocery store: nearly every recipe in this book calls for sorbet, particularly chocolate and coffee. Densely flavorful, sorbet is the couture of icy desserts; you'll pay a steep price for it, but the resulting milkshakes will repay you sumptuously.
Aug 09, 2012 Jordan rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Jordan by: Andrew Kvochick
This was really interesting. I didn't realize there was so much history behind milkshakes. And yes, I sat and read the entire book in one sitting. Can't wait to try some of the recipes!