Hi I was just wondering what gwyns favorite sweets/desserts in the fae world are i remember you answering me a few years ago when i asked about the best of broken resolutions with Australian sweets and just sweets for human gwyn but i'm just curious what sweets deserts are in the fae world. x thankyou i hope you feel okay and don't run out of spoons x
Gwyn tends to prefer sweets from the human world because they’re often so packed with like, a ridiculous amount of sugar and fat.
But he loves things that are just really sweet. Sponge cakes slathered with icecream and well decorated, straight up marzipan, just about anything that is like pure sugar masquerading as something else (100s and 1000s, jubes, poprocks etc.) I mean Gwyn would drink straight squash/cordial powder mix if he knew it existed (he doesn’t).
In the fae world, flavour tends to be privileged over straight up sugar. Gwyn can appreciate fine craftsmanship, but it wouldn’t be his preference if someone asked. (Gwyn sort of prefers the meat of the fae world, and the sugar in the human world).
As for what sweets are in the fae world, that pretty much stretches as far as your imagination can go. I mean there’s Mages of flavour and food, and we’ve already established (in The Drawn Bead I think) that certain fruits can be evocative of feelings as well as flavours. There are cakes that aren’t just about tasting like a pure lemon, but also reminding people of the coming of spring, but concentrated, in a single slice.
Gwyn’s more like ‘fuck that shit give me the whole cake I don’t want to feel spring I just want the sugar.’