Dominique Ansel's Kouign Amann Recipe

The pastry master teaches us how to conquer laminated dough at home.


Japan's Psychedelic Baker Turns Bread into Astrological Art and Drinks Immortality Cider

"There are a lot of connections between the world of yeast and the universe," says Junpei Katsumi of Paradise Alley Bread & Co.


Don't Buy Crackers When You Can Make Swedish Crispbreads

This recipe for Swedish knäckebröd comes from Emma Bengtsson, the two Michelin–starred chef of Aquavit.


Nigella Lawson Helped Me Cure My Heartbreak

When my first love broke my heart, I found joy in cooking—and an encouraging DM from Nigella Lawson.


This Fresh Batch of New York Bakers Is Making Bread Interesting Again

"It’s funny, when people meet me, they’re like, ‘Wait, you’re not what I expected.’"


"Edible" Glitter Might Not Actually Be

According to the FDA, even if your glitter is non-toxic, it might not be edible.


Why Does Carrot Cake Need to Remind Us That It Is, In Fact, Made of Carrots?

No one can really explain the inorexable march of tiny sugar carrots across the pastry case.


Bakery Criticized for Selling Genderless Gingerbread 'Persons' Even Though Cookies Can't Fuck

The bakery has been calling its cookies "ginger persons" since 1983, but that hasn't stopped conservatives from being very mad about it in 2018!


Serial Killer Who Apparently Makes Pretty Good Sponge Cake Wins Prison Bake-Off

Being good at murdering does not necessarily make one bad at baking.


15 Next-Level Baking Recipes If You're Looking for a Challenge

From laminating puff pastry dough to icing a Pinterest-worthy layer cake, we've got tips, y'all.


The Unmatched Pleasure of Eating Your Feelings When You've Done the Cooking Yourself

This is what happened when I started baking all my desserts.


Huge 'Fentanyl' Bust in North Carolina Turns Out to Just Be Sugar

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.