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This cookbook is a collection of the craziest things pregnant women crave. Each dish has been painstakingly recreated, tasted and reviewed by us so you don't have to.

Thank you to all the brave women who provided the recipes.
Make them at your own risk.
 

 
 

 

“…the ultimate book for expectant mothers…”

Huffington Post

“This ‘Gourmet’ Pregnancy Craving Cookbook Is the Most Hysterical Book Ever”

Popsugar

“(The) answer to millions of pregnant women’s prayers”

Mummypages.co.uk

 
 
 
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RECIPES


Here are just 9 of the crazy pregnancy cravings featured in the book. For the other 61, along with the recipes, reviews and stories about the women who craved them, buy Pickles and Ice cream here.


 

TOOTHPASTE OREOS®

★★★★☆

The only thing better than chocolate and mint together is having a cookie that brushes your teeth for you.

BACON MARS BAR® BURGER

★★★★☆

It’s pretty crazy, but the good kind.
Not the one that runs after you in a mask with a chain saw.

BURNT MATCHES

★☆☆☆☆

The head tastes like garlicky egg and the rest tastes like nothing. All in all, the experience isn’t terrible. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for your breath afterward.

POPCORN ON A BED OF SAUERKRAUT

★½☆☆☆☆

It’s not any worse than sauerkraut by itself.

SAUSAGE AND JAM

★★½☆☆☆☆

We had high hopes for this one. So you could say, this iswhat disappointment tastes like.

CHOC-OLIVE CAKE

★½☆☆☆☆

The perfect birthday cake for your enemies.

BUTTERED WATERMELON

★★☆☆☆

The butter takes the delicate freshness of the watermelon to new heights . . . and then pushes it off them, completely annihilating any trace of it.

ORANGE SLICES WITH TOMATO SAUCE GLAZE

½☆☆☆☆

The true evil in this dish is that it catches you unaware. Who doesn’t like oranges? Who doesn’t like ketchup? What harm could there be in putting them together? Why have I lost the will to live

MEDLEY OF SOAPS

☆☆☆☆☆☆

Do not try this. Ever. Ignoring this warning isn’t like ignoring the expiration date on a yogurt. It’s like ignoring the warning of the lifeguard on beach who tells you not to enter the shark-infested waters.

Make the pregnancy cravings yourself!

 

(Or actually, rather don’t)

 
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THE AUTHORS

 

VICKY JACOB-EBBINGHAUS is an award-winning copywriter from Johannesburg, South Africa. She began her career in advertising at Saatchi & Saatchi in Johannesburg before moving to Germany in 2006, where she collected numerous accolades while working at some of the top German agencies. In 2015 Vicky took her talents freelance, and she continues to work and consult in advertising in Hamburg, Germany.

JUAREZ RODRIGUES is a distinguished art director in the field of advertising. After studying in his native Brazil and Germany, he began working as an art director in Hamburg while also pursuing his passion for photography. Incapable of sitting still, Juarez keeps a list of “Personal Projects” to channel his creativity-including this Pickles and Ice Cream cookbook.

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