Ann Reardon's YouTube channel has an enticing mix of recipes and culinary science, including entertaining takedowns of some of the crazier TikTok food trends. It might seem strange for a dietician and food scientist to focus on sweet indulgences, but there's logic to it. As Reardon says in the introduction, "You can still enjoy good health without completely sacrificing dessert." This book will help ensure that every gram of sugar counts.
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Join food scientist Ann Reardon, host of the award-winning YouTube series How to Cook That, as she explores Crazy Sweet Creations. An accomplished pastry chef, Reardon draws millions of baking fans together each week, eager to learn the secrets of her extravagant cakes, chocolates, and eye-popping desserts. Her warmth and sense of fun in the kitchen shines through on every page as she reveals the science behind recreating your own culinary masterpieces.
For home cooks and fans who love their desserts, cakes, and ice creams to look amazing and taste even better. Take your culinary creations to influencer status.
Ann Reardon’s baking-focused YouTube Channel ‘How to Cook That’ has almost 5 million subscribers, so her debut cookbook, Crazy Sweet Creations (published in July 2021 ) was hotly anticipated. We spoke to Ann about her book, her path to becoming a YouTube cooking sensation, and some of the challenges that creators face on channels dominated by AI algorithms seeking maximum clicks.