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Sugar Cube: 50 Deliciously Twisted Treats from the Sweetest Little Food Cart on the Planet
This covetable cookbook is a greatest-hits collection from Sugar Cube, a tiny pink food cart in Portland, Oregon, that is thronged daily by hungry hordes craving voluptuous sweets intensified with a spike of booze, a lick of sea salt, or a "whoop" of whipped cream. Sugar Cube founder and baker Kir Jensen left the fine-dining pastry track to sell her handmade treats on the ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published April 9th 2012 by Chronicle Books
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I have never been to this food cart, but am definitely seeking it out in the future! Kir Jensen, is one of those rebel bakers who dreams up delicious treats with a diabolical twist and equally witty names. I thought her book was very cute, but lacked a little in pictures of step by step processes. The pictures were pretty, but they were all just stylized food shots. Looks great, but less filling. I would have much preferred some step by step or process shots as well as a peek at her own workspac ...more
Mmmm! I'm on a recipe book kick lately apparently. I enjoy reading them, especially when there's lots of back story and insight into better cooking methods or ingredients, etc. she gets an extra star simply because with her recipes, I'd actually try making them. There isn't an insane amount of time or ingredients involved, yet they still manage to sound yummy AND different.