Baking

Recipe

Dominique Ansel's Kouign Amann Recipe

The pastry master teaches us how to conquer laminated dough at home.
Dominique Ansel
6.10.19
bread

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.
Reed Dunlea
3.28.19
Projects

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.
Munchies Staff
2.12.19
Getting Out of Bed

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.
Bianca Betancourt
1.31.19
longreads

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.’"
Diana Hubbell
1.15.19
food safety

"Edible" Glitter Might Not Actually Be

According to the FDA, even if your glitter is non-toxic, it might not be edible.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.18.18
desserts

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.
Naomi Tomky
12.3.18
Baking

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!
Jelisa Castrodale
10.29.18
Baking

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.1.18
Make this

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.
Munchies Staff
9.19.18
Eat This

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.
Shayla Love
9.12.18
Drugs

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

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
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