At last week's Measured Indulgence Conference in San Francisco, celebrated French pastry chef Frédéric Bau proposed a revolution. That's what he called it, and although it's not a secret plan to fill every Oreo Cookie on earth with ganache, it is radical -- at least in France.
This is my pudding theory: we love pudding because it's basically a milkshake that can't get away. We love pudding because it's ice cream that won't melt. We love pudding because it's candy we can eat with spoons.