Elizabeth Falkner's Demolition Desserts: Recipes from Citizen Cake
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Elizabeth Falkner's Demolition Desserts: Recipes from Citizen Cake

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Over the past ten years, Elizabeth Falkner has transformed her bakery from a tiny space in San Francisco's Mission district to the country's ultimate dessert destination.

In Demolition Desserts, Elizabeth presents her favorite creations, from the cookies, brownies, and cupcakes beloved by Citizen Cake regulars to the plated desserts that have made her one of the most dynam...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Ten Speed Press
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Esther
I absolutely love this book. This book changed my view on the art of creating desserts. She made my view on pastry much more fun and interesting ! I learned that pastry isn't just about sugar, butter, chocolate, and flour. THERE'S SO MANY INGREDIENTS OUT THERE TO EXPERIMENT WITH !
Lauren
This is an amazing cookbook and worth every penny. Elizabeth Falkner is an amazing and captivating author, artist, and pastry chef whose creations are literally awe-inspiring. i'd recommend this to anyone who has a love for pastry or an imaginative mind.
Mary
Another great book to pick up from the library and dream in. I keep checking it out, i need to just break down and buy it. A little bit of everything - cookies, cakes and plated desserts. The illustrations and photographs alone are worth a read.
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Heather
Stunning pictures... the recipes are definitely not for amateurs. most of the desserts have multiple complex components. The recipes are very modern and have fresh, interesting flavor combos.
katie
she's a delight and all the recipes in here are amazing. more importantly, the focus is really on giving the reader the techniques and inspiration to create their own desserts.
Lauren
May 25, 2011 Lauren rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Faulkner is a pastry genius. The pictures that accompany each recipe are amazing.
Lynette
Apr 03, 2008 Lynette rated it 5 of 5 stars Recommends it for: artists and foodies
Very high-concept desserts, beautiful book!
Anna
Oct 02, 2008 Anna marked it as to-read
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Fun "sushi" chocolate dessert
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