The first thing I hear about baking is always something about how challenging it is. Oh contraire, I want to say. Baking can actually be quite easy; you just need to find the right recipes. You may be scared of kneading bread, but come on, you know how to pour flour and sugar into a bowl, right? Sometimes, that’s all you need to know in order to make a half-decent baked good—and sometimes, you need even less technical skill than that.
The thought of combining food and performance art may make your stomach turn. Who knows what nastiness could unfold? But if you’re a macaron fan, you may like Marina Abramović’s latest performance art. Oh, and also, you should probably be a Marina Abramović fan, too, because it involves eating macarons that literally taste like the Yugoslavian artist.
If you’ve tasted salty, funky, miso paste in a dish or by itself, you might assume it’s an ingredient best saved for savory dishes.
Of all the treats that appear in the Harry Potter universe, none look more enticing than Butterbeer. A drink the color of clarified butter, possibly alcoholic, and topped with creamy foam, butterbeer is essentially liquid gold.