Synopses & Reviews
Tucked away on a quiet, tree-lined street in Brooklyn, New York, is One Girl Cookies: a charming bakery and café whose owners have created what they call an Urban Mayberry. Little do most people know that this dessert destination—famous for its gorgeous bite-sized cookies, amazingly moist cakes, seasonal pies and tarts, and dangerously addictive whoopie pies—started simply, with one girl baking cookies out of a tiny apartment. One Girl Cookies
shares the recipes for the shop’s sought-after treats, as well as the sweet story behind its beginnings.
To open One Girl Cookies, Dawn Casale looked to her family for inspiration, digging into a treasure trove of heirloom recipes and photos that she uses in her unique packaging designs. She often names her cookies for people special to her: Lucia (Espresso Caramel Squares with White and Dark Chocolate Swirl) is in honor of Dawn’s beloved grandmother, and Lana (Bittersweet Chocolate Sandwiches Filled with Raspberry Preserves) was created for her favorite teacher, who was a little bit bitter but mostly sweet. Dawn’s family life and the shop are so inseparable that it is only fitting that when she hired David Crofton, a professional baker, to expand the business, it turned out that she had found the love of her life.
From simple old-fashioned confections such as Lemon Bars and Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Spiced Oat Crumble to modern treats like Orange Butter Drops with Shredded Coconut and Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Spiced Filling, the recipes featured here will impress and delight anyone lucky enough to get a taste. With beautiful color photos and tips for wrapping and gift-giving, One Girl Cookies will become a cherished addition to every passionate baker’s kitchen.
andldquo;Leave it to Franandccedil;ois Payard to create the ultimate indulgent global cookie cookbook! These pages are packed with the best cookies and explained in such a loving and approachable way!andrdquo; andndash;Johnny Iuzzini
andldquo;Sometimes all you need is a cookie. Itandrsquo;s two bites of satisfaction. What a wonderful look at the different shapes and flavors of something we all loveandmdash;the simple, but irreplaceable, cookie.andrdquo; andndash;Dominique Ansel
andldquo;Pastry lovers everywhere will be able to bring Franandccedil;oisandrsquo; delicious cookies to their very own kitchens! From holiday cookies to linzers and macarons, thereandrsquo;s something for everyone in this book.andrdquo; andndash;Laurent Tourondel
100 favorite cookie recipes from legendary pastry chef Franandccedil;ois Payardandrsquo;s beloved patisseries and cafandeacute;s, including macarons, financiers, madeleines, cannelandeacute;s, and other European-style treats.
100 favorite cookie recipes from legendary pastry chef Franandccedil;ois Payardandrsquo;s beloved patisseries and cafandeacute;s
Third-generation pastry chef Franandccedil;ois Payard shares his favorite cookie recipesandmdash;the bestsellers at his popular New York City patisseries and cafandeacute;s, the recipes he learned from his father, and the ones he makes at home. They range from the simplest sablandeacute;s (butter cookies) to the most picture-perfect macarons, with everything in between: unassuming spice cookies, jam-filled linzers and other sandwiches, elegantly fluted and scalloped cannelandeacute;s and madeleines, cakelike financiers, and beautifully iced cutout cookies for every holiday. All adapted for home cooks and tested in a home kitchen, these treats are easy to make yet offer a taste of andldquo;Paris-meets-Upper East Sideandrdquo; luxury to anyone, anywhere.
About the Author
DAWN CASALE and DAVID CROFTON are the owners of One Girl Cookies in Brooklyn, New York, which has been featured in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Real Simple, among other publications. They live in Brooklyn with their son, Nate. Visit them at www.onegirlcookies.com