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Why NOMSense Made So Much Sense: A Tale of 3 Best Friends, 2 Cookies and Cake Crumble

David Ongchoco | Posted 12.14.2014 | Small Business
David Ongchoco

NOMsense Bakery cofounders and best friends Alina Wong, Roopa Shankar and Rachel Stewart loved baking during their free time. And when friends started telling them how good they're creations were, they decided to try starting a business.

Dominique Ansel's Top 10 Pastry Tools

Food52 | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Food52

You never realize how often you could use a microplane until you get one. In pastry, it's crucial for zesting fruits and grating fresh spices.

Which French Pastry Would You Eat For The Rest Of Your Life?

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Taste

We ask the tough questions.

Is Dunkin' Donuts About To Ruin European Pastries?

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The doughnut, that classic deep-fried American snack, is going forth to do battle with European national treats in their homelands:...

In Italy, There's Always the Food -- Right, Kids?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 06.04.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

In Italy, where food is tied to the national identity like strands of spaghetti wrapped around a fork (sorry, couldn't resist!), you always have the cuisine to fall back on. And what a fall it is.

20 Bizarre Pies From Yesteryear

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.20.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

Of course I've come to learn that most cultures have pies or pie equivalents. So, philosophically, what counts as pie?

McDonald's Is Testing Out Two New Breakfast Items

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Taste

The latest edition of "fast food breakfast wars 2014."

Famous Pastry Shops Around The World (PHOTOS)

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.24.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Sticky cinnamon buns, torte cakes, salted caramel cronuts, banana split waffles -- are you drooling yet?

These Adorable Croissant Earrings Are Everything We've Ever Wanted

Posted 02.07.2014 | Taste

They are the clearest expression of our pastry love.

The Faithful Shopper: All for Love

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.01.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Ah, Valentine's Day, when we show those we love the extent of our affections the old-fashioned way -- with gifts! Fortunately, we have multiple option...

What Your Favorite Breakfast Pastry Says About You

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.29.2014 | Taste

Are you the life of the party or rough around the edges?

Why Women Make the Best Traveling Companions

Amy Koko | Posted 03.30.2014 | Women
Amy Koko

I watched in the reflection of a shop window as they disappeared into a street side cafe behind me. Those poor women, I thought. It most be so lonely traveling without a man

The Seattle Coffee Crawl With Kids!

Kari Haugeto | Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

My friends, you don't want to see the "before" and "after" images. So instead, we're showing you pictures of the kids, enjoying their alternate coffee crawl. Theirs involved muffins, scones and donuts -- the pastry crawl, if you will.

Madrid vs. Lisbon: Which Is Iberia's Top Pick?

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Spain and Portugal are like fresh sangria and old port. They are different tastes. And while the Euro has helped to remake these countries in some similar ways, the two are like neighbors who roll their eyes at the shouts and spicy smells that drift from next door.

How to Make Rugelach

Jennifer Segal | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

These miniature crescent-rolled pastries are delicious to eat and fun to make.

LOOK: The Most Amazing Pastries

| Posted 08.19.2013 | Miami

Executive Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour has been hooked on sweets since spending his childhood in his family's bakery in Puerto Rico. But we can guarant...

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
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Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

The Post-Hostess Steeplechase: Mass-Produced Pastries, Re-Thought

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.15.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

The post-2012 Twinkie Void has raised many questions, such as: Why did we eat these things? And: Does an increasingly sustainability-conscious America still prefer packaged cakes?

The Country's Best Pastry Chefs & Their Signature Desserts

Tasting Table | Posted 04.09.2012 | Home
Tasting Table

Tasting Table is the free daily email for adventurous eaters everywhere. Hungry? Sign up here: TastingTable.com Each month, Tasting Table's Monthly E...

PHOTOS: Paris Through Its Pastries

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 12.02.2011 | Travel

Food is arguably the greatest of French icons, with baked goods being paramount among them. It's impossible to visit the country without sampling crus...

The Worst Night of My Marriage, and Yogurt

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.28.2011 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

Hotel breakfasts feel like being a child and wandering downstairs to find your place at the table already set. Hotel breakfasts thrill us because we do not have to cook them.

12 Quick Breads: (Almost) Instant Gratification

Food52 | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home
Food52

Think fast! 12 savory and sweet quick breads, muffins, scones and biscuits that offer (almost) instant gratification. No yeast-proofing or rising time...

10 Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Boston

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

Do Bostonians have a sweet tooth? We say yes, judging by some of the wonderful treats we've sampled in Beantown, ranging from scrumptious apricot almo...

Kings of Pastry Takes the Cake!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Excruciating in every aspect, "[Kings of Pastry] is the culinary equivalent of The Hurt Locker."

The Kings Of Pastry: Inside the Legendary Meilleur Ouvrier de France, Pâtissier Competition (PHOTOS)

Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer

The M.O.F., Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France), is a title that was created in France at the turn of the century when the country r...