Greetings fellow Disney fans! It's time again for another Tip Tuesday, and since I'm getting hungry, I'm going to pull a page from Lou Mongello's book and talk about food.
Actually I'm literally going to talk about a book about food - Disney cookbooks!
I have several Disney cookbooks on my bookshelf including Cooking with Mickey and the Disney Chefs, by Pam Brandon. This is a book that's available at the parks and can be found on Amazon.com retailers. I also have the follow up book, Chef Mickey: Treasures from the Vault & Delicious New Favorites, also by Pam Brandon. Both of these books feature different recipes found in the parks and also at the resort hotels.
Looking for the recipe for the famous cheddar cheese soup from Le Cellier? It's in the Cooking... book. Want to try your hand at making rice cream (pictured above) from the Kringala Bakery in Epcot's Norway pavilion? You can find it in these books. Between the two books there are hundreds of recipes to try out from Disney restaurants east and west.
I've tried quite a few recipes from both books and while I'm not too bad in the kitchen, what I came up with pales in comparison to the real thing at Disney, though the rice cream wasn't all that bad.
Actually all this writing about food is making me hungry again. Maybe I'll try a new recipe. Let's see... how about some sticky toffee pudding from Epcot's Rose & Crown restaurant (page 166 in Chef Mickey). Hmmm... looks really good. May have to try to make this soon.
If you really enjoy some of those signature dishes at any of the Disney parks and/or resorts, give either Cooking with Mickey and the Disney Chefs or Chef Mickey: Treasures from the Vault & Delicious new Favorites a try. There is some duplication between the two books, so if you get both, don't be surprised to see some recipes in both books.