TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Smashmallow Flavored Marshmallows

If most marshmallows are “take it or leave it” to you; if you like artisan marshmallows; or if any marshmallow is a friend of yours; then we’d like to introduce you to Smashmallow (photo #1): commercially-distributed marshmallows in the artisan style. These commercially-produced marshmallows have all the appeal of artisan marshmallows handmade by confectioners. Just…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Cake Truffles & Other Sweets

[1] The most glamorous cake truffles, from Kim Crawford and Mini Melanie Bakery. Both the wine bottles and truffles are limited edition for the holidays. (photo Kim Crawford). [2] Santa’s Coal marshmallows are a spin on cookies and cream (photos #2 and #3 XO Marshmallow). [3] Peppermint marshmallows are seasonal special. Imagine melting them in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Gourmet Marshmallows

Luscious blackberry marshmallows from artisan confectioner Gateau Et Ganache. Photo by Dhanraj Emanuel | THE NIBBLE.   It’s National Toasted Marshmallow Day, but today’s supermarket marshmallows are nothing to celebrate. Over the decades, what was once a melt-in-your-mouth confection has acquired the personality of a cotton ball—but not as soft. In the early 1950s, Kraft…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Gourmet Marshmallows

A two-layer Black Forest marshmallow with a chocolate bottom and a top made withcherry purée. It’s topped with dried cherriesand chopped chocolate. From CrumblesCookie Factory, it’s fabulous. Photo byRiver Soma | THE NIBBLE.   To adapt comedian Rodney Dangerfield’s famous line, marshmallows don’t get no respect. At least in the world of fine confections. That’s…
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PRODUCT: Gourmet Marshmallows

People in Vancouver are lucky; they can drive down to Butter Baked Goods and pick up their handmade marshmallows. While the store does not have online sales, we had the pleasure of tasting the marshmallows at a trade show earlier this year, and recently came across the marshmallows at Dean and DeLuca. Of course we…
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