The surprising origin of Argentina's brazen pastry names

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By BBC News

A union of anarchist bakers used their pastries as propaganda, assigning them monikers meant to mock those who opposed their efforts.

The first time I visited a pastry shop in Buenos Aires, I thought my ears were deceiving me. All around me, porteños (Buenos Aires natives) were ordering their favourite pastries to accompany their morning coffee. But I couldn’t believe what they were requesting: did that person just order six friar’s balls? Along with half a dozen little...[Read More]

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