May 18, 2010

Down-home whoopie pie gets a trendy twist

(Baltimore Sun) Anyone who grew up in Maine, or near Pennsylvania's Amish country, or in parts of New England knows all about whoopie pies - the tooth-achingly sweet white icing sandwiched between two enormous, cakelike chocolate cookies.
And boy, would those folks be surprised to know that their unassuming hometown treat has become a full-blown foodie phenomenon, desired by fashionable Manhattanites, noted in gourmet magazines and reinterpreted with sophisticated ingredients. Continued

Story via the blog Only in York County. Photo by Arnold Gatilao, some rights reserved.