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Dessert Can Save the World

Dessert Can Save the World

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Note from Cookbooks A La Carte - Please note that unlike Christina Tosi's previous books, this is not a cookbook - rather it is the authors memoir. It only contains one or two recipes in the context of the tale. It also does not have any pictures but is pure text.

Lessons, Secrets, and Recipes for a Stubbornly Joyful Existence

Author - Christina Tosi

The James Beard Award-winning founder of Milk Bar and host of Bake Squad shares her personal stories and wisdom for igniting passion, following your joy, and creating a satisfying life.

Dessert connects us heart-to-heart like almost nothing else. It brings us together in good times and bad, celebration and solace. Desserts mark big milestones and small wins and create indelible memories of comfort and joy. And Christina Tosi, the founder and CEO of Milk Bar, believes it can save the world.

Does she really think the combination of sugar, flour, and butter has some magical ability to fix all the craziness of our modern existence? Of course not. Even with her trademark exuberance for baked goods that has touched millions of lives through her products, books, and television shows, Tosi knows a cookie is just a cookie. But bringing the joy a cookie holds into every area of your life most definitely can. The spirit of dessert-the relentless, unflinching commitment to finding or creating joy even when joy feels hard to come by-is what can save us. And then we, in turn, can each save the world.

In Dessert Can Save the World, Tosi chronicles her path to success in work and life. Along the way, she shares the wisdom she learned growing up surrounded by strong, amazing women who passed along the legacy of baking to harness love and create connection with others, as well as personal stories about succeeding in the highly competitive food world by unapologetically expressing her true self. Tosi also shares a few very personal and unorthodox recipes, of course. Dessert Can Save the World reveals all the secret ingredients for transforming our outlooks, our relationships, our work, and our entire collective existence into something boldly optimistic and stubbornly joyful.

Christina Tosi is the two-time James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of Milk Bar, with locations in New York City, Washington, D.C., Boston, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. She is also the host of the Netflix series Bake Squad and was featured on the hit Netflix docuseries Chef's Table- Pastry. She is the author of Momofuku Milk Bar, Milk Bar Life, All About Cake, and Milk Bar- Kids Only, and Every Cake Has a Story.

ISBN: 9780593231944

Publisher: Random House

Published: May 2022

Pages: 240