Part of the charm of Momofuku is taking seemingly everyday food and making it better. Cereal milk is a fantastic example: Christina Tosi tapped into some sort of general consciousness when elevating cereal milk. When I think of my childhood, I think of milk, cereal, and nostalgia for a time in which my hardest decision was Honeycomb or Cocoa Pebbles.
Posts Tagged ‘cornflakes’
Caramelized cornflakes are a wonderful thing. I’ve made them before for my take on the Milk Bar’s cornflake cookies, so I figured making them again would go nice and smooth. Cornflakes are crushed, coated in milk powder, sugar and butter, then baked in a 275˚F oven for 20 minutes or until a deep golden colour.
Many things can instantly transform me to my much-forgotten ill-worn teenagerhood: a few passing bars of The Backstreet Boys, Club Monaco sweaters and cornflake squares.
My first job ever was at a bakery where I’d squirrel away peanut butter cornflake squares to nibble on the bus ride home. The cornflake squares I make now are sans-peanuts, but so much better.