Lickerland by Jason Licker

It’s pastry genius two-fer week. Yesterday, I wrote and shared a promotion on Will Goldfarb’s Room for Dessert and today I am highlighting the equally brilliant Jason Licker’s Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts.

Jason self-published Lickerland in 2016 and has been the recipient of well-deserved accolades. Recently, he was nominated for three awards at the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards (he came in second) and in 2017 garnered a James Beard nomination  in the Cooking From a Professional Point of View category – a rare occurrence for a self-published title.

The “Iron Chef Thailand” winner (yes, he is a rock star) is not only on the cutting edge of pastry design with his signature “Asian-accented” desserts – he carved out an entirely new edge himself. Working at resorts in China, Macau, Bangkok and Hong Kong over 12 years, he honed his passion for desserts that hit all four taste centers on the tongue – sweet, sour, salty and bitter and all with Asian flavors. 

This book is not only stunningly photographed and filled with desserts that will delight and inspire – Jason’s instructions are so detailed and thoughtful that any level of baker should achieve success. 

I am lured in by the extraordinary and unique and Lickerland reaches new heights in both elegant desserts with innovative flavors. Measurements are given in weight with the book divided into the following chapters Cakes & Such; The Art of the Tart; Cups & Glasses; Puffs & Stuff; Composed & Refined, Last Bites and ending with Praline Crunch Master Recipe & Tempering Chocolate Basics and Lickerland Step-by-Step Core Recipes such as Toffee and Pâte à choux.

This book is everything and more and is guaranteed to please dessert makers, those who are intrigued with Asian flavors as well as those who simply love beautiful cookbooks. 

Jason shared the materials we needed to create an amazing  for our members as well as  for the following dishes.

Now for the giveaway.

Jason is offering two copies of this book to EYB Members worldwide. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won’t be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post. Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on July 16th, 2018.

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  • rchesser  on  June 5, 2018

    Thai Tropicale.

  • Kristjudy  on  June 5, 2018

    Chocolate caramel crunch

  • jmay42066  on  June 5, 2018

    Pop rock lollipops

  • CC.cooks  on  June 5, 2018

    Saigon Cinamon and Ginger Dome

  • eatysmith  on  June 5, 2018

    "Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?" Black sesame & raspberry pill!

  • Steben  on  June 5, 2018

    Cherry & yuzu crème brûlée with shiso granite

  • janv  on  June 6, 2018

    Thai tea cake

  • fnarcy  on  June 6, 2018


  • Zosia  on  June 6, 2018

    The chocolate bar.

  • ravensfan  on  June 6, 2018

    Blueberry & calamansi cube

  • qjamanka  on  June 6, 2018

    oh my! hard choice! I'd go for: Blueberry & calamansi cube first

  • ameliark  on  June 6, 2018

    Stonefruit and sesame tart! Sounds amazing.

  • MiMi60  on  June 6, 2018

    Raspberry Picasso sounds like an art I would like to try.

  • sarahawker  on  June 6, 2018

    Ginger & blueberry crème brûlée

  • jifar  on  June 7, 2018

    Banana & dulce de leche harumaki

  • MelanieG  on  June 8, 2018

    The Matcha Tart

  • sipa  on  June 8, 2018

    Cherry & yuzu crème brûlée with shiso granite

  • Siegal  on  June 8, 2018

    Matcha tart sounds great

  • verorenee  on  June 8, 2018

    Saigon cinnamon & ginger dome

  • t.t  on  June 8, 2018

    Cherry yuzu chiffon cake

  • lgroom  on  June 9, 2018

    Asian creamsicile

  • Livia  on  June 10, 2018

    Definitely the Saigon cinnamon & ginger dome :o)

  • JulieQC  on  June 10, 2018

    Strawberry shiso tart

  • infotrop  on  June 10, 2018

    Sang Som cappuccino…it's all about passionfruit

  • LaurenE  on  June 10, 2018

    Thai tea cake

  • sgump  on  June 10, 2018

    The yuki recipe includes so many flavors I adore!

  • annime  on  June 11, 2018

    strawberry shiso tart

  • riley  on  June 11, 2018

    Yuzu Florentine

  • lgroom  on  June 11, 2018

    Asian creamsicle

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  June 11, 2018

    I would like to try my hand at the White chocolate & raspberry-yuzu orb.

  • Joyceeong  on  June 12, 2018

    Blueberry & Calamansi Cube

  • kmn4  on  June 12, 2018

    Cherry yuzu chiffon cake

  • milgwimper  on  June 13, 2018

    Cherry and Yuzu crème brûlée with shiso granite.

  • shellee  on  June 14, 2018

    Pâte de fruit 🙂

  • EmilyR  on  June 15, 2018

    Saigon cinnamon & ginger dome

  • love2chow  on  June 16, 2018

    Asian creamsicle and matcha tart look fabulous. Have to admit I am a bit intimidated given the gorgeous photos and multiple sub-recipes in the Book Preview, but it's a gorgeous book, and I just might need to enlist help for a group cooking project.

  • jd5761  on  June 17, 2018

    Thai Tea Cake for me

  • stitchan  on  June 21, 2018

    Ginger & blueberry creme brulee

  • RSW  on  June 21, 2018

    Cherry yuzu chiffon cake

  • Shelley.b  on  June 21, 2018

    Matcha tart

  • thecharlah  on  June 21, 2018

    The ultimate chocolate pudding

  • ladybrooke  on  June 21, 2018

    I'd make the toasted calamansi cake.

  • GregH  on  June 22, 2018

    Cherry yuzu chiffon cake

  • Jenamarie  on  June 23, 2018

    Thai tea s'mores

  • Scotsman61  on  June 25, 2018

    The chocolate bar

  • iza27  on  June 26, 2018

    chocolate crunch tart

  • tennyogirl  on  June 27, 2018

    Blueberry & calamansi cube

  • mhoare  on  June 27, 2018

    Cherry yuzu chiffon cake

  • eboos  on  June 27, 2018

    chocolate & caramel passion cake

  • PeavineBlues  on  June 28, 2018

    Creme brulee

  • Sfgordon  on  June 29, 2018

    definitely Thai tropicalé

  • Fidley  on  June 29, 2018

    Blueberry & Calamansi cube

  • sequoia55  on  June 29, 2018

    Saigon cinnamon & ginger dome

  • grant.coburn  on  June 30, 2018

    Thai tropicalé

  • Kireilauriel  on  June 30, 2018

    The matcha tart looks incredible, with its deep green jade color. It’s one of my favorite ingredients, and this dessert looks so simply elegant that it’s calling out to me to make it!

  • luccio  on  June 30, 2018

    The chocolate bar

  • biro  on  June 30, 2018

    Matcha Tart

  • Arinelle  on  June 30, 2018

    The Thai tropicalé looks amazing!

  • Dannausc  on  July 1, 2018

    Asian creamsicle

  • RickPearson54  on  July 1, 2018

    Creme brulee

  • blazin  on  July 1, 2018

    Blueberry & calamansi cube

  • leilx  on  July 1, 2018

    Chocolate and Chinese five spice. I love those spices and am intrigued about them with chocolate!

  •  on  July 2, 2018

    Chocolate & caramel passion cake.

  • VeryVigario  on  July 2, 2018

    The matcha tart

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  July 3, 2018

    the chocolate & caramel passion cake found on page 58 from Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts by Jason Licker sounds tempting

  • Aproporpoise  on  July 3, 2018

    I’m interested in the pate de fruit – they’re so fun to eat.

  • NaomiH  on  July 5, 2018

    Thai tea cake

  • sywcindy  on  July 7, 2018

    Cherry yuzu chiffon cake

  • orchidlady01  on  July 8, 2018

    Chocolate crunch tart

  • Radley  on  July 11, 2018

    The Ultimate Chocolate Pudding

  • Ishtar  on  July 12, 2018

    Strawberry and shiso tart

  • SheenaSharp  on  July 14, 2018

    I would try Chocolate & Chinese five spice

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