Okay, not sure why we weren’t aware of this before, but the Exploratorium is featuring cooking as part of their Accidental Scientist series. On Saturday, Epicurious’s Lauren Salkeld was there to take pictures of one of the coolest wintertime dessert displays ever.
Forget gingerbread houses, Local pastry chef extraordinaire Elizabeth Faulkner (of Citizen Cake and others) created a whole sugary continent, the South Pole, complete with a little candy research station and pastry seals. Adorable. We’ll post one picture, but you’ve really got to check out the Epi log for the rest: