Synopses & Reviews
Chosen by Food52.com as one of the 16 best cookbooks of 2012, Little Flower
showcases the most beloved dishes at Christine Moore's Little Flower cafe in Los Angeles. Her food is artfully simple and powerfully flavorful, and each recipe is accompanied with a vivid full-page photo. The collection focuses on breakfast, lunch, simple supper, and her acclaimed desserts. Celebrated by the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times
, and David Lebovitz's Sweet Life in Paris, Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe
makes it possible (and easy) for home cooks to create Moore's Lemon Lentil Soup, Goddess Salad, Buttermilk Pretzel Rolls, Chocolate Caramel Thumbprint Tartlets, and her famed Brown Butter Shortbread, as well as fluffy quiches, vibrant salads, elegant sandwiches, and much more.
This is a terrific book
its full of the kinds of recipes that you know youre going to cook over and over. There are no extravagant constructions here or even fancy ingredients; theres just the kind of casual café food that makes even small meals pleasurable.” — Russ Parsons, Los Angeles Times
You cant always have Christine Moore around to explain her perfect blood orange tarts, but Little Flower may be close enough.” — Jonahan Gold, Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer
If anyone can convine us to make pumpkin bread pudding with salted caramel sauce in 90-degree weather, it is the woman behind Pasadenas infamous sea salt caramels.” — Jenn Garbee, LA Weekly
Were set to prepare and devour everything in it.” — Charlott Druckman, The Wall Street Journal
An amazing cookbook.” — Michaela Pereira, KTLA Morning News
Im just left to wonder which recipe Ill choose next: the carrot ginger dressing or the buttermilk pretzel rolls or the ginger molasses cookies or the (super) green soup
so many yummy things!” — Lemuria Bookstore Blog, Lemuria Books, Jackson, MS
What I like to call the easy, breezy cookbook
focused on simple, pared-down recipes perfectly fit for quick weekday meals.” *#8212 Fiorella V., Gather Journal
I am in love with the book.” — Living Tastefully
Superb and simple recipes, beautifully photographed, from Little Flower Caf in California. Owner Christine Moore has become nationally known for her sea salt caramels and homemade marshmallows, and her breakfast-and-lunch caf in Pasadena, California is hugely popular. She shares her favorite dishes for breakfast, lunch, supper and dessert: soups, salads, tarts, quiches, bowls, sandwiches, pastries, cookies, and more.
A hip, stylish cookbook with homey, accessible recipes, from one of LA's best cooks. Meticulously tested and artfully photographed.
Nationally known for her sea-salt caramels and beloved for her Little Flower café in Pasadena, California, Christine Moore shares her favorite recipes in this kitchen-friendly hardcover book. This is elegant but simple everyday cooking from a busy mother of three: breakfast, quiches, sandwiches, bowls, savory baked goods, soups, salads, and glorious desserts. Each recipe is no more than a page, and each has a gorgeous full-page photograph by Ryan Miller. Youll find her biggest hits in these pages, including her Buttermilk Pretzel Rolls, Quiche with Leeks and Dijon, Goddess Salad, White Bean Kale Soup, Brownie Cups, and her famed Brown Butter Shortbread.
About the Author
Christine Moore: Christine Moore is the chef/owner at Little Flower, a cafe and candy-making kitchen in Pasadena, CA.
Ryan Miller: Ryan Miller is a food and lifestyle photographer in Los Angeles.