Pastry queen Christina Tosi shows us how to make her dream cookie: the cookie dough cookie. It combines the best of both worlds, with a lightly baked outside and a gooey-raw inside.
“The product needs to be quickly withdrawn from sale and Poundland needs to apologise.”
Hyperrealist sculptor Peter Anton has created sculptures of cherry pie, confetti cake, ice cream sundae, and a chocolate bunny, amongst other sugary treats, then smashed them.
Mass-produced sweets get a fiery death to Vivaldi in a fun little short by Erwin Trummer.
University of Cambridge neuroscientist Wolfram Schultz claims that the colorful branding of unhealthy foods causes people to overeat.
The relationship between confectionary and the fair goes beyond throwing up on the waltzers. Traditional fairground sweets like Northern Ireland’s Yellowman honeycomb or Scottish mint Hawick Balls are intertwined with social history.
These days, some corporate entity will hold one of life’s sweetest pleasures hostage—unless you’re in attendance at Coachella on April 16, and are willing to shill for a major fast-food brand and let them camp on your Instagram feed.