Jessica Siskin: Misterkrisp
Tuesday August 8: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Tired of the traditional old birthday cake? Need a sweet treat with pizzazz? Jessica Siskin knows how to create a crazy confection that will blow your mind. After stumbling upon the secret to artfully sculpting crispy rice treats into veritable works of art, Jessica has launched a successful business and social media campaign that has taken the internet by storm. Her delectable creations are not only visually stunning, but will also hit that sweet tooth just right! Now, in her new cookbook Treat Yourself: How To Make 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy Rice Treats, she will show you the secret to making your own incredible edible works of art.
Jessica will be joined in conversation by Spoon University's Lauren Magenta and Youtuber Lucie Fink to talk about her inspiration and journey to becoming Misterkrisp.
Come join us in the Rare Book Room as Jessica launches her new cookbook!
Buy a copy of Treat Yourself or a $15 gift card in-store at the Strand's main floor registers or at the door to attend. This event will take place in the Rare Book Room on the Strand's 3rd floor, accessible via the store elevator or at 826 Broadway.
Jessica Siskin is the food artist behind Misterkrisp, a business that specializes in customizable crispy rice treats, and the author of Treat Yourself: How to Make 93 Ridiculously Fun No-Bake Crispy Rice Treats (Workman Publishing). She left her job in fashion sales at Elizabeth and James to pursue Misterkrisp full-time after discovering her creative calling by accident. Jessica holds an MFA in creative non-fiction from The New School. She lives in New York City. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @mister_krisp, and Misterkrisp.com for more information.
Lauren Paige Magenta is a donut obsessed, New York based photographer, food stylist and content creator. She is currently the Senior Video Content Strategist at Spoon University.
Lucie Fink of Refinery29. Lucie is the host of Try Living with Lucie, a YouTube series with Refinery29 where she takes on social experiments for 5 days at a time. Together, they hoped to discuss Jessica’s inspiration for the book, how MK got started, and also a larger conversation about creativity in the digital age.