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Twinkie Ingredients Demystified

 by Stephanie Glaros


Tags: Arts, photography, Dwight Echliman, Twinkie, food,

Twinkie-Ingredients

Depending on your perspective, Hostess Twinkies are either a) a tasty treat or b) a disgusting abomination wrapped in plastic. But have you ever wondered what makes these spongy snacks so yummy/horrific? Photographer Dwight Eschliman decided to find out. For his 37 or So Ingredients project, he individually photographed each component. Raised by a "health nut," Eschliman says he never saw a Twinkie until he left home for college. Now a father, he thinks a lot about what makes up the foods that we eat. Check out more of his work at his website.

Images courtesy of Dwight Eschliman