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Weekly Wrap Up- Nutella Ice Cream and Bakeries to Visit Before You Die

In my WWU (Weekly Wrap Up), I compile some of the latest trends in the food industry, breaking news and cool things of interest. It’s all about the baking, cooking and general shenanigans brought to you live from the world wide web.

Here’s this week’s lineup:

Info: Fascinating Food Facts


Do you know why some olives are green and others are black? Or how about why is mustard yellow? Or what’s the deal with those random green potato chips, are they poisonous? All this and more by following the link. Read more.


Tip: Peel Your Mango with Ease

Think of all the things you could do with your life if you were able to peel a mango in under three seconds. Amazing. Watch now.


Eat It: Cheesecake Challenge

Photo: kennejima/Flickr

Photo: kennejima/Flickr

Add hot fudge to anything and you could essentially sell a shoe. But in this case we’re looking at a massive “slice” of cheesecake topped with potato chips, pretzels and hot fudge. It’s salty, sweet and tangy. Could you down the entire thing? Or the better question is, would you?  Read more.


News: Gummy Bears are the New Post Workout Snack


According to newly published information, foods with high glycemic carbs are the ideal foods to eat after a workout to help you replenish glycogen (the storage form of glucose that helps fuel your body during exercise). Makes sense. So of course it would make sense that gummy bears fit the bill. While they are not you’re only option post workout, it may be just a good excuse as any to eat more gummy bears. Read more.


Geeky: Revealing Geometric Patterns in Chocolate


Giant chocolate wheels, some artistic/geeky inspiration, and a cheese curler equal a recipe for awesome. Look through the photos to see how gradually intricate designs are revealed, and leftover scraps of chocolate for the taking are created. Read more.


Product: Nutella Ice Cream

Photo: Carvel

Photo: Carvel

Obsessed with Nutella – chocolate hazel-nutty deliciousness? Than praise be to the flavor creators out there who combined authentic Nutella with soft serve. Now the only thing left to do is find a Carvel and stock up before it’s gone. Learn more.


Travel: Bakeries You Have to See Before You Die


Worldwide there is some immense talent and beauty in showcasing pastries. This list compiles some of the most incredible looking and unique dessert shops around. It makes my mouth water and is giving me the desire to drop everything and travel the world using this as the ultimate excuse. Learn more.

Written by Tarte Chic

Author Kat Nielsen (formerly Kat Wojtylak) is a creative type with an immense love for food. She maintains a day job handling marketing and brand support to various companies while enjoying her evenings and weekends writing recipes and blogging all about her culinary experiences.

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