Hip. Cool. Fashion-forward. These aren’t adjectives you’d ordinarily think of applying to baked goods.
Think again. Not every baker wants to re-create Grandma’s pound cake or cherry pie. Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito certainly didn’t, when they left their advertising careers behind, pooled their life savings, and opened their dream bakery, Baked, in Brooklyn, New York, a few years back. The visions that danced in their heads were of other, brand-new kinds of confections . . .
Things like a Malt Ball Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting, which captures the flavor of their favorite Whoppers candies (and ups the ante with a malted milk ball garnish). Things like spicy Chipotle Cheddar Biscuits that really wake up your taste buds at breakfast time. Things like a Sweet and Salty Cake created expressly for adults who are as salt-craving ?as they are sweet-toothed.
Which is not to say that Lewis and Poliafito sidestep tradition absolutely. Their Chocolate Pie (whose filling uses Ovaltine) pays loving homage to the classic roadside-diner dessert. Their Baked Brownies will wow even the most discriminating brownie connoisseur. And their Chocolate Chip Cookies? Words cannot describe. Whether trendsetting or tried-and-true, every idea in this book is freshly Baked.
Simple, satisfying meals loaded with your favorite vegetables. The fourth volume in Kentaro's Easy Japanese cooking series gives satiating dishes for all the veggie lovers.
Bean/ Winter Vegetable/ Coconut milk and Eggplant
Ceasar/ Basil and Tomato/ Potato and Broccoli/ Tuna and Potato/ Potato/ Cilantro/ Watercress/ Carrot/ Grilled Pepper Marinade/ Turnip and Basil Marinade/ Chinese Celery Marinade/ Zucchini Marinade/ Asparagus and Sardine/ Tofu and Greens/ Anchovies and Egg/ Scallop and Rape Blossom/ Beans and Tomato/ Chicory and Blue Cheese
Yam Steak/ Chicory Sauté/ Sesame-Oil and Cabbage/ Sweet Potato Fry/ Onion Omelets/ Grilled Onion/ White Radish in Citrus Sauce/ Spicy Sesame Lotus Root/ Cucumber Garlic/ Spicy Pickled Cucumber/ Pumpkin Sauté/ Simmered Pumpkin/ Grilled Mushroom with Cheese/ Mushroom Rice Bowl/ Grilled Mushroom with Red Miso/ Leek Sauté/ Egg and Leek/ Simple Stir Fry/ Celery Stir Fry/ Burdock Root Medley/ Potato Medley/ Cauliflower Medley/ Boiled Spinach
Grilled Vegetables/ Gingered Eggplant/ Potato Gratin/ Tomato Stew/ Veggie Pizza/ Garlic and Anchovies Pizza/ Veggie Dumpling/ Veggie Taco/ 6 Treasure Stir Fry/ Veggie Fried Rice/ White Radish Omelet Sandwich/ Tofu Steak/ Lotus Root and Tofu Burger/Spicy vs. Sweet Deep Fried Tofu/ Noodles Salad/ Fried Onion and Noodles/ Easy Cold Soup
SOUP TO WARM THE HEART:
Gazpacho/ 3 brothers/ Vegetable/ Watercress/ Scallop and White Radish Cream/ Deep Fried Tofu/ Tofu/ Spicy Veggie/ Green Leaf
Onion and Olive Oil Fettuccine/ Broccoli and Basil Penne/ Tomato Cappellini/ Green Onion Carbonara/ Anchovies and Cabbage Spaghetti/ Green Veggie Cream Pasta
Need more chocolate in your life?
CHOCOLATE BLISS is a celebration of all things chocolate: types and flavors, health and beauty benefits, origins, baking secrets, ecological influences, and gifting delights. With must-have recipes like Fudgey Hearts of Darkness, antioxidant-rich offerings like Blueberry Cocoa Nib Crumble, and luxurious indulgences like Salty Chocolate Body Scrub, there’s no reason not to treat yourself–and your friends–to the chocolate life.