Watching this video of a chef cooking massaged my senses with pleasure

Here's an entire series of ASMR videos featuring baking and cooking and prepping and opening packages and so forth. The chef makes vegan goods, which depending on your world view may shade what you think of the cooking, but there is no doubt: it is so very pleasurable to watch the food get made. It's like a soothing… »4/01/15 7:21am4/01/15 7:21am


Making this 24 carrot gold cake is pure alchemy

One of the reasons I desperately want to time travel is to blow the minds of people in the past with just the simplest of things today. Imagine going back hundreds of years and baking this gold 24 'carrot' cake. With a few drops of food coloring and a few edible gold leaf sheets, I'd be hailed as the greatest… »3/25/15 4:55pm3/25/15 4:55pm

This spinning chocolate cake hides the most awesomest visual trick

I'll admit it, I was a doubter. When I saw this chocolate cake, I couldn't imagine it ever blowing my mind. Even when it started spinning, I didn't see what the hoopla was all about. And then the lights started flickering and all the chocolate pieces started dancing and moving in a complicated orchestra. »10/07/14 10:36pm10/07/14 10:36pm

Roll a +18 Frosting With This Twenty-Sided Die Cake Pan

What's a rousing game of Dungeons & Dragons without a healthy supply of snacks at the ready? But since no one wants to venture into a dungeon full of mythical beasts with daintily decorated pastries, what you need are edible d20 dice made with this silicone mold from ThinkGeek. It lets you use your favorite instant… »9/12/14 9:21am9/12/14 9:21am

It's impossible not to crave cake after watching these videos

If robots ever destroy humanity, I hope I get killed by one of these cake decorator bots. I've been trapped in a recursive cake video dimension for the last 30 minutes and now I just want to lie down under one of them and have it decorate my face until I die. Everywhere. While I stuff my face with cake. Enjoy! »8/13/14 7:40pm8/13/14 7:40pm

Here's how to cut a cake perfectly, according to science

The way we cut cakes is wrong. That old traditional style of slicing a wedge and leaving the rest? It ruins the cake and creates imperfect slices. How can we cut it better? How can we eat more delicious cake? Numberphile says the most scientific way to cut a cake is to slice an entire strip from the middle of the… »6/17/14 9:23pm6/17/14 9:23pm