Baking

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
4 days ago
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
Baking

‘Great British Bake Off’ Winner Says All Men Can Bake Because It’s Just Science

Tell that to Brian at the pub next time he mocks your Viennese whirls!!!!
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.1.18
LGBT rights

UK Supreme Court Backs Bakery That Refused to Make Pro-Gay Marriage Cake

“This court has held that ‘nobody should be forced to have or express a political opinion in which he [or she] does not believe,’” justice Lady Hale said.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
10.10.18
Baking

The Founder of Noma's New Bakery Wants Danes to Fall in Love with Sourdough

British-born Richard Hart is behind Hart Bageri, a new Copenhagen bakery opened in partnership with Noma. "René told me that I need to get the Danes by the ryebread," he says.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
10.4.18
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
10.2.18
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
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
Op-Ed

There's Something Fundamentally Wrong with Cupcakes

Dessert shouldn't be this difficult.
Hannah Keyser
8.20.18
tv

Nicole Byer Is the Host that Food Television Needs

In Season 2 of Netflix's 'Nailed It,' she's back to fix your baking disasters—and the boring traditions of cooking shows.
Nadja Sayej
7.17.18
WTF

Argentine Politician Forced to Apologise for Eating Piece of Bloody, Jesus-Shaped Cake

The religiously inclined did not enjoy watching the Minister of Culture bite into our Lord and Saviour's frosting stigmata.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.31.18
royal wedding

I Drove Myself Mad Trying to Recreate the Royal Wedding Cake

Claire Ptak, the East London baker chosen by Harry and Meghan to make their wedding cake, wouldn’t share the recipe so I took matters into my own hands.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.17.18
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