I spotted this confection at the Chicago French Market.
I assume that this pâtissier only intended that a chocolate Buddha confection would sell well; I doubt any deliberate offense to Buddhists. Even so, this is perhaps too fine an example of Buddhism consumerized and ingested as such. Not quite the traditional Dharma Burger, but I would still put it in the same category.
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AlgernonNovember 27, 2011 at 8:18 AM
“After the ecstasy, the calories.”
John GillNovember 28, 2011 at 8:33 AM
What I find funniest about that photo is that those chocolates were obviously made from some sort of Buddha mold, which I have a hard time believing was custom made.
Where do I get my wholesale Buddha molds, in a variety of sizes?
RadicalRemindersDecember 7, 2011 at 9:03 AM
I find it silly that they’re called “Buddha” while the chocolates next to them are called something cream… what does a Buddha taste like i wonder…?
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