August 10, 2008

Jam Doughnuts from Down Under

by Erin Gleeson

Greetings from Down Under! I am in Australia, spending a few weeks in Melbourne and having a great time. There are all kinds of funny little wordy differences here: ‘capsicum’ means ‘ bell / chili pepper’how are you going? = how are you doing?long black = regular coffeeopportunity shop = thrift shoprocket = arugulabarrack = […]

June 30, 2008

Pride and Fried

by Moto Yamamoto

After my unsuccessful trial to make “baked” doughnuts, it has been sitting on my head that I need to make edible doughnut. I have a tendency to keep trying until I succeed, as you can see from my Laduree battle. Speaking of macarons, I still make them for parties and when bored, and I have […]

June 17, 2008

What? Healthy Doughnut? WTF?!

by Moto Yamamoto

I understand people are conscious about what they eat. I am not talking about organic food, Erin, which is a completely different matter. I just don’t buy it because I can’t simply afford to pay $2.99 for a cucumber, compared to $0.99 for two. Anyhow, healthy food (fat free, low fat, no saturated fat, etc., […]

September 27, 2007

Japan’s Donuts

by Andy Gouveia

Everyone knows Japan has great food. Beautiful food. Complex food. But let me be the one to tell you…Japan knows the Donut. These drawings are of some of the finest dough treats I ate while traveling in Japan during the month of April. Mister Donut, makes classic donuts that are not too greasy or too […]

March 7, 2007

Mr. Donut Desktop

by Yoko Kumano

The new ad campaign for Mr. Donut’s Honey Dipped donuts hit the walls of the Ginza Subway line this week. I am always in awe of their design team. For this campaign, they use the acronym UFO, in this case, for Usomitai ni Fuwafuwa no Oishisa (unbelievably delicious pillowy softness). I can’t seem to find […]