Flavor of the Month: Banana

Among fruits, bananas enjoy huge popularity. But as a flavor? Banana candies are often the last flavor left in the bowl. The disparity between the pleasant and sickening feelings which banana flavoring can invoke lies in the intricacy of banana flavor chemistry. Read more…

Photo Credit: Thomas Abbs (tabsinthe/Flickr)

Japanese Strawberry Cheesecake Kit Kats

A few years ago, I picked up a box of Blueberry Cheesecake Kit Kats in Japan that was designed to look like Mt. Fuji. This year, my friend Scott Dolph went to Numazu on vacation, near the iconic mountain, and brought me back a new box as a gift, but this time filled with limited edition Strawberry Cheesecake Kit Kats!!

The design even extends to the individual wrappers…


Magic: the Gathering - Yasova Yuks

One of the wittiest pieces of flavour text in Fate Reforged - from Feral Krushok.  Who knew Yasova had a sense of humour ?

Kruskoks, a large type of beast indigenous to Tarkir mainly inhabits the arid, rocky deserts with some of the species inhabiting the hinterlands.  The Temur revere these wild beasts while the Abzan have experienced a small success in domesticating a limited number as beasts of burden drawing smaller mobile forts.

Just making up the last part - sounds good though.