Sweet or Savory, Lauren Ko’s Pies and Tarts Are Modern Art

Seattle based Lauren Ko says she bakes for fun, but one look at her pies and tarts and it’s hard to believe she’s not baking for a museum. The self-taught San Diego born Ko of Lokokitchen has been an Instagram star ever since her very first pie pic post received over 600 likes in hours. Now, with over 315,000 followers she’s got a new book coming out in the Fall. (more…)

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This $625 Book About Bread Is Worth The Dough.

Bread. One of the largest and most important staples of the human diet. Who doesn’t love it? So many types, so many flavors, so many origins. Now, there’s a set of the most comprehensive books ever written on the subject -Modernist Bread: The Art and Science Book Set – only the suggested $625 price tag ($554 on Amazon) may be a little hard to digest. (more…)

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