Appetite for distraction

A pastry chef is on YouTube trying to re-create classic treats like Kit Kats and Ferrero Rocher. Yes, it’s daft. And yes, it’s a must-watch

10th March, 2019
Claire Saffitz, star of Bon Appétit’s Gourmet Makes series on YouTube, recreates classic junk food by trial and error

Do you know what you didn’t realise you needed in your life? Someone painstakingly re-making a Ferrero Rocher from scratch in a professional kitchen. Someone taking apart a Kit Kat and re-creating it themselves with the finest of ingredients. Someone coming up with a recipe for Skittles - Skittles! - right before your eyes.

Enter Claire Saffitz, pastry chef and star of Bon Appétit’s YouTube Gourmet Makes series, and my internet heroine. Forget...

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