‘I get so tired of pink’: female chocolatiers turn to death for Valentine’s day

Small businesses are putting out death-themed confections on 14 February to poke fun at the day and celebrate its grim roots

For the past five years, the biggest Valentine’s Day seller at Danielle Konya’s bakery Vegan Treats has been a black heart-shaped box of chocolates called “Fatally Yours.”

This year’s box lid is modeled after an Ouija board. Last year, it featured two skeletons holding hands. Fatally Yours features white chocolate skeletal hands, a big cookie dough skull, speculoos-filled anatomical hearts and other death-themed sweets.

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from Food & drink | The Guardian http://ift.tt/2o3BDDz

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