A love letter to the southern biscuit with over 70 sweet and savory recipes!
Still We Riseis a tribute to the glories of flour, butter, and buttermilk baked tall, tender, and flaky. Erika Council is the founder and head baker of the renowned Bomb Biscuit Company in Atlanta, Georgia. The granddaughter of legendary soul food chef Mildred (Mama Dip) Council and a teacher and activist who cooked and baked to support the civil rights movement, Erika knows all about the power of the persistent biscuit.
Here, Erika has perfected traditional biscuit types alongside inventive new creations. Her recipes connect readers to stories of the family, friends, and Southern culinary icons who instilled in her a love of baking.
Through over 70 unique recipes for biscuits, spreads, sandwiches, and a convenient home biscuit mix that will have you whipping up fluffy biscuits and bis-cakes in minutes, Erika takes us on a journey through Black excellence, resilience, and heritage in the American South. Step into her world and enjoy her classicBomb Buttermilk Biscuit, the lightestAngel Biscuits,and new favorites likeCorn Milk Biscuits,Everything “Bagel” Biscuits, Hominy Honey Butter,and theGlori-Fried Chicken Biscuit Sandwich,(plus a mind-blowingCinnamon Sugar and Pecan Biscuit).