By: Deanna Linder
In Plato’s book, The Symposium, the Greek playwright, Aristophanes describes the reason why humans say they found their other half when falling in love. He gives a speech about primates who had double bodies, with faces that turned away from one another. To make a long story short, Zeus, punished these primates by splitting them in half, separating the two bodies. According to Aristophanes, ever since then, people are in search of their other half.
Culinary-speaking, there seems to be a similar phenomenon; ingredients, coming from different sources, which seem to innately go together. Cinnamon and sugar is one these pairings.
One morning I arrive to Danya’s studio and her Google reader is open onto one of our favorite blogs, Joy the Baker. There, staring at us, is a picture of cinnamon sugar pull apart bread. You could literally smell the cinnamon and sugar through the screen. There was no doubt that one of us would have to make this for our blog.
Being the more American...
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