Download e-book for kindle: Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts: The Recipes of Del Posto's by Brooks Headley

By Brooks Headley

Whereas different cooks paid dues on eating place traces and at cooking colleges, Brooks Headley was once behind a travel van as a drummer in much-loved punk bands that by no means made a dime. Now government pastry chef at New York's Del Posto eating place, Headley creates unorthodox recipes that echo his unconventional history: fruit is king, greens are championed, acidity is essential, and straightforwardness is the goal.

With ninety seven recipes and greater than a hundred photos, Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts has six chapters: "Fruit," "Vegetables," "Grains and Flours," "Chocolate," "Seeds and Nuts," and "Dairy." Recipes variety from verjus melon sweet to tofu chocolate creme brulée, fruit sorbet to eggplant and chocolate, showcasing Headley's precise standpoint on components and method. visitor individuals contain philosopher-musician Ian Svenonius, essayist Sloane Crosley, and award-winning cooks Gabrielle Hamilton and David Kinch. Brooks Headley's Fancy Desserts is an important, creative addition to the shelf of either domestic chefs cooks.

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Oil 12-oz. can lemon-lime soda 16-oz. container cream cheese frosting Mix first 4 ingredients together; spread into a lightly greased 13"x9" baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Cool; spread with frosting. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Makes 15 to 18 servings. Do you know someone who loves to bake? Fill a fabric-lined basket or mixing bowl with all the ingredients to a favorite cake mix recipe. Tuck in a spatula and tie on the recipe for an oh-so-welcome gift! Peach-Berry Cobbler 18-1/4 oz.

Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Turn cake onto a towel dusted with powdered sugar. Peel off wax paper. Starting at narrow end, roll up cake and towel together; cool on wire rack for 20 minutes, seam-side down. In a mixing bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; set aside. In a separate bowl, blend cream until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar, mixing until soft peaks form. Drain strawberries. Unroll cake and remove towel. Spread with half the whipped cream mixture; top with strawberries.

Butter flavoring Mix all ingredients until smooth and creamy. Tin picnic baskets, popular in the 1940’s and 1950’s are stylish and perfect for keeping sweet treats fresh while toting to any get-together. Butterscotch Cake 18-1/4 oz. pkg. yellow cake mix 15-3/4 oz. can butterscotch pie filling 3 eggs, beaten 2 c. butterscotch chips Combine first 3 ingredients together; mix well. Spread in a greased 13"x9" baking pan; sprinkle with butterscotch chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center removes clean.

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