We might be a little obsessed.
Here's a few things you may not know about donuts.
Donuts feature in a 1995 b-grade horror flick called 'Blood and
Donuts' a story about a vampire who falls for a girl who works in a donut shop.
The origins of the donut are contested but are likely to have been
popularised when the Dutch came to America with the oliebol: oil cake or
'sweetened cake fried in fat'...yum!
There's a National Donut Day in the U.S. It's the first Friday
in June and was initiated by the Salvos in 1938 in recognition of women who
served donuts to soldiers during WWW1. Yep that’s right, not vegetables, not
water, not medication. Donuts. Only in America!
Skye's mum had a donut batter dispenser when she was growing up but
she NEVER used it.
The first Donut King franchise opened in PNG in 2 September 2011.
The term ‘donut’ is unkindly used to refer to antisocial behavior in
Robert Downey Jnr as Iron Man waits for Samuel L Jackson's Nick Fury
in a donut shop. This is only mentioned because Ange fancies him.
The donut should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. It's found
in many cultures and as such, has the capacity to build bridges and bring people
together to try all the different types in stomach-filled harmony.
Alternatively, it could cause wars…with countries fighting over the best
Of all the sweet stuff you can eat, donuts are the least likely to
cause you tooth decay.
For the purposes of donut research, Skye also accosted a couple of Tasmania police officers at Raincheque Lounge, North Hobart. Unlike their American counterparts, they don't eat donuts.