The Alinea Cookbook Recipes


Green Almonds in Cucumber Gelée

Green Almonds in Cucumber Gelée

In this relatively easy recipe from Alinea, green almonds are embedded in cucumber gelée and topped with sweet, spicy, sour, and salty elements. The crisp almonds, soft jelly, and four contrasting ingredients fully engage the senses and palate like nothing else.
Green almonds have an edible crunchy shell with a pronounced sourness, so add a pinch [...]

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Chocolate Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream Cake

Chocolate Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream Cake

Gotta love it when experiments in the kitchen turn out great. I’ve always wanted to do some sort of ice cream cake. With the chocolate cake and vanilla ice cream recipes featured in this month’s Daring Bakers challenge, I came up with this idea. From top to bottom:

Flourless chocolate cake moistened with Kirschwasser (German “cherry [...]

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Butternut Squash Soup – Recipe from Alinea

Butternut Squash Soup – Recipe from Alinea

So you pick up a new cookbook and inhale that addictive new book smell. While eagerly perusing photographs and ingredient lists, you may be thinking, “I can make that,” or, “Time to pay Chinatown a visit.”
And then you somehow convince yourself that owning the Alinea cookbook is a good idea, fully intending to actually cook [...]

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