Exclusive Interview: “My Pokémon Baking Book” Writer Jarrett Melendez


Admit it: You’ve wondered what Pikachu would taste like. We all have; just some of us are more willing than others to admit it. And we all know the answer, too: a cupcake. He would probably taste like a cupcake.

Well, wonder no more because now you can make Pikachu cupcakes, and many other baked goods inspired by your favorite pocket monsters, courtesy of Jarrett Melendez’s new cookbook, My Pokémon Baking Book: Delightful Bakes Inspired By The World Of Pokémon (hardcover, Kindle).

In the following email interview, Melendez explains how this cookbook came together, as well as which recipes are his favorite to bake.

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Exclusive Interview: “The Star Trek Cookbook” Writer Chelsea Monroe-Cassel


While a lot of food in Star Trek comes from the replicators, there’s plenty of fresh food where no one has eaten before. And no, I don’t just mean gagh. But you don’t have to visit the promenade on Deep Space 9 or the galley on the U.S.S. Voyager to enjoy them; you can make them at home thanks to Chelsea Monroe-Cassel’s new cookbook, The Star Trek Cookbook (hardcover, Kindle), the origin of which she discusses in the following email interview.