Tina Casaceli is Director of Pastry and Baking Arts at The French Culinary Institute and Pastry Chef-Owner of the popular West Village sweet spot, Milk & Cookies Bakery. Recently, A Girl Who Eats caught up with Chef Tina to talk about her career as a Pastry Chef-Instructor, and the new technique-focused pastry cookbook from The FCI: The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Pastry Arts. Designed to give aspiring pastry artists a professional quality curriculum they can follow at home, the book features recipes developed and styled by Chef Tina herself. Read the interview.
Compliments of the Chef, you can also get the recipe for her go-to chip off the old chocolate block: Chocolate Heaven Cookies.