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Cake Zine #4

170 x 240mm, 100 pages
New York, US
Biannual since 2022
Editors: Aliza Abarbanel, Tanya Bush
Art Director: Noah Emrich

This issue’s theme ‘Tough Cookie’ sees Cake Zine continue to expand its focus beyond cake to a more general love of sweet things, delivering a hedonistic exploration of history, pop culture, literature, and art through dessert. 

Inside the issue: meet the Times Square cookie monster; learn of the demise of the browser cookie; hear about an Italian perfume based on cookies; plus plenty of recipes (créme brulé cookies, anyone?)

On the Journal
Tanya Bush introduces an excerpt from the previous issue: ‘When we opened up submissions for the Humble Pie issue, we knew we wanted a piece on reality television and the spectacle of humiliation. We found it with culture writer Olivia Crandall, who pitched us a piece on pieing in ‘Love Island, where pastry doesn’t just serve as the show’s euphemism for rejection, but as a ‘sensory mess of shame’ via the mid-series game Snog, Marry, Pie.’
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