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Mallow Makin’ : four marshmallow based creations

A picture of the four marshmallow creations mentioned in the story: rice krispies, marshmallow pops, marshmallow men, and a marshmallow based face mask.

Stuti Upadhyay

February 11, 2020

Marshmallows are a hallmark of winter — a soft and squishy delicacy that many enjoy, whether it’s marshmallows alone or with a classic treat like hot cocoa. Aside from these typical marshmallow uses, here are some additional unique ways to enjoy marshmallows.    Pops Supplies:  Large marshmallows Bittersweet ...

Bite Club’s chocolate taste test

Sophomore and treasurer Jayanti Jha starts the meeting off by presenting about different types of dark chocolate.

Charlotte Chui

December 20, 2019

Members learn about the health benefits of dark chocolate

Dessert Detectives: Dolce Bella Chocolate Cafe

Dessert Detectives: Dolce Bella Chocolate Cafe

Annie Zhang

December 4, 2018

wice a month, El Estoque takes on a new case at a bakery or café, trying to decipher the quality and cost of the most popular items. Continuing the alphabetical trend, we went to Dolce Bella Chocolate Cafe, a café specializing in dessert cuisine along with hearty breakfasts, steaming soups and chocolat...

Dessert Detectives: Alexander’s Pâtisserie

Dessert Detectives: Alexander's Pâtisserie

Emily Xia

October 22, 2018

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste

Chocolate as a means of motivation

Chocolate as a means of motivation

Sara Yang

September 25, 2011

Amongst scattered papers and pens, a medium-sized glass jar of Hershey’s Kisses sits at the edge of geometry teacher David Greenstein’s desk. “Do you like chocolate?” He offers a couple candies from the jar. “Oh, I’m okay.” “Are you sure? This is not a bribe ... Take a couple. I love these things. Take another one — no...

Kitchen stadium chaos

Kitchen stadium chaos

Yaamini Venkataraman

November 21, 2009

This year's Iron Chef Cook-off lacked the pizazz and sizzling colors of last year's event Read More »...

Viva la Vivanno

Akshay Agrawal

September 26, 2008

Starbucks new guilt-less pleasure reviewed Read More »...