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: Sorbet vs. Sherbet
Inquiring minds at the frozen food aisle of local grocers everywhere want to know, what’s sorbet? What’s sherbet? How does one tell them apart. Even if you don’t read this informative article, just know saying “sherbert” is totally wrong. Read more.
Tip: Sneak Cookies into Everything
I love me some chocolate chip cookies, but this compilation of just how many more things you can sneak chocolate chip cookies into is ridiculously awesome. What are your favorites you can’t wait to try? Read more.
Shenanigans: The Ultimate Bloody Mary
Bloody Mary with a side of celery, totally normal. Bloody Mary with a side of whole fried chicken, cheese, sausage, pickles, olives, onions, mushrooms, asparagus, scallions, shrimp, lemons, brussels sprouts, tomatoes, celery, and skewers of bacon-wrapped jalapeño cheese balls, Bloody Mary eternal glory. Read more.
News: Five Guys Rolling Out Milkshakes
Could our beloved neighborhood burger joint get anymore awesome. As it turns out, yeah, they can. Currently testing milkshakes in a number of their markets, vanilla shakes with unlimited adds ins could be our new favorite thing to order at Five Guys. Read more.
Education: Chocoholic Brainiacs Please Apply
Cambridge University is advertising for a PhD student to tackle a three-and-a-half-year research project, into how chocolate can “remain solid and retain qualities sought by consumers”, when stored and sold in warm climates. Sounds like a dream job to me. Read more.
Product: Bacon Black Pepper Donut
Being in a test kitchen will surely have its failures, but THIS, this beauty seems like a surefire winner. Learn more.
Inspiration: A Cocoa Bean Farmer’s First Bite of Chocolate
For farmers growing crops such as coffee and chocolate, many of these farmers never get to try the end products they’re used in. While they appreciate and take pride in what they grow, they don’t know the full extent of just how powerfully delicious their crops can be. Learn more.