Press may use any images from my site or Instagram account, and embed links to my YouTube videos, provided they credit "Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin" and link back to the associated social accounts.
Instagram + Twitter + Facebook: @thePieous
YouTube + Blog: Pies Are Awesome
Excerpt of Publications that have featured Jessica and her pies:
People - "Bojin wrote on her website that her goal is to prove pies can go up against “the poshest wedding cakes and fancy-pants desserts,” and there’s no doubt she’s doing just that."
Oddity Central - "Two years ago, Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin didn’t even know how to bake, but today she is widely regarded as the world’s most talented pie maker."
SoBadSoGood (multiple features) - "Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin is the internet's favorite baker. Her creative pop-culture references (previously featured here) are mouthwatering and utterly dazzling."
Food & Wine (multiple features) - "Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin didn't set out to change the world when she began baking towering, vertically-inclined pies. But now, it's only a matter of time before her epic creations take over wedding cake's coveted spot on the buffet table."
Fox News - "A pun-loving baker known on Instagram as@thePieous, is charming her thousands of followers with a series of involved “pietraits” featuring famous celebrities."
BuzzFeed - "An exceptionally talented pie artist named Jessica has been gracing the internet with her celebrity-inspired pies, and it will actually make your mouth both drop and water."
Nerdist (multiple features) - "This behemoth was created by Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin, a.k.a. @thePieous, the woman responsible for making pie cool again with her incredibly detailed pop culture dessert creations."
Parade - "Pie expert Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin, also known as @thePieous on Instagram, isn’t just baking delicious dessert. She’s crafting edible treats of epic proportions."
Cosmopolitan - "A Culinary Genius Has Created Disney Princess Hand Pies, And They're EVERYTHING"
Southern Living - "One Vancouver-based baker is looking to make all of your childhood fairytale dreams come true, and she plans to do it with dessert. Thanks to Clark-Bojin’s unrivaled attention to detail, you could have the magic of Disney in the palm of your hands."
CNN - [video] minute 8:58 "What do you get when you cross a celebrity portrait with dessert? A pietrait!"
Teen Vogue - "In a series of posts, Jessica shared pictures of some seriously impressive food art made in the image of some of Disney's most notable princesses..."
Atlas Obscura - "Then she started an Instagram account to document her pie adventures. The account was a hit, and suddenly, she was a pie star. Today, her almost impossibly detailed creations have become an internet sensation. "
MSN News - "This Baker’s Pie Designs Of Your Favourite Celebrities Will Blow Your Mind (And Tastebuds)… Jessica Clark-Bojin (@thepieous) has some mad skills and is definitely a pie maestro. Her carvings and designs of famous celebrities is seriously on point."
Huston Chronicle - "Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin is a master baker whose pies are a delectable combination of art and food."
Hello Giggles - "The treats were baked by Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin … if served one, we think we would have to sit back and admire it for a while. Or take a bite, but then put it in a glass case to keep it for as long as possible. Because they are that pretty!"
The Kitchn (multiple features) - "Pie artist, author, and YouTuber Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin goes by @thePieous on Instagram, where her latest project is turning pies into celebrity portraits, or "pietraits," and they're genuinely unbelievable."
Bake Magazine (multiple features) - "Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin is a pie maker who runs the food blog Pies Are Awesome, which celebrates pies in unique ways… Her latest extraordinary showcase pushes the boundaries of pie design."
Refinery 29 - "With such impressive skills and obvious crowd-pleasing subject matter, there's no doubting these sweets will garner plenty of Likes. Just one request for anyone looking to serve up these regal pies: Can we be your guest?"
Design Taxi - "Created by Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of ‘Pies Are Awesome’, the fancy pastries will enchant even the flakiest of flakes"
Eater - "There is absolutely nothing bad about pie, except maybe one minor thing: It doesn’t glow in the dark. Until now, that is. A blog called Pies Are Awesome just took pie-making to the next level, unveiling a glowing pie crust that could come in handy for your next potluck rave."
Grub Street - [video] "This Woman Bakes your Favorite Pop-Culture Icons into Pie"
The Daily Meal (multiple features) "Piescrapers: Pushing the Boundaries of Pie Design"
Food 52 - "The two-tiered creation comes to us from Youtuber Pies Are Awesome, whose account is a terrific treasure trove of intricate doughy designs"
Delish - "Thanks to the blogger behind Pies Are Awesome, we now have a way to light up our apple pies—and impress literally anyone and everyone that comes over for dinner."
Foodiggity (multiple features) - "The Stranger Things Pie is brought to us by Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of Pies Are Awesome. Not only does the pie crust consist of a bloody-nosed Eleven, but Jessica even created delicious-looking Eggo Waffles. Hopefully, the waffles were paid for."
FoodGod - "Jessica masterfully manipulates everything from the type of dough to the color of the filling to create these visually captivating portraits... [pietraits] were made from suggestions by the bake star’s Insta followers."
Hungry Forever - "These Celebrity Portraits Made With Pie Are As Appetizing As They Are Flawless"
CBC - "Two years ago, she couldn't bake — now this Vancouver artist is making a life of pie"
Daily Mail - "There are plenty of bakers who can to masterful things with cakes, but a creative Canadian dessert enthusiast does her incredible edible art on pies. Jessica Clark-Bojin from Vancouver is the genius behind Pies are Awesome, and goes by @thepieous on Instagram. There, she shares pictures of her amazing pie masterpieces, which she decorates with fun and fantastic designs."
CTV,Montreal Gazette, Toronto Star, Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun (syndicated) - "Clark-Bojin is shaking up the baking world with her elaborate pie creations, which range from detailed celebrity portraits to towering three-dimensional "pie-scrapers."
Metro UK - "Disney princesses are being turned into pies and they look too good to eat"
Bored Panda (multiple features) - "No Boring Pies in My Kitchen"
Right This Minute - "Who says you can't mix tech and baking? Jessica from Pies Are Awesome's yummy "Tron"-inspired pie creation is guaranteed to light up any party."
Boing Boing (multiple features) - "For nearly a year, Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin (aka @ThePieous) has delighted us with her nerdy, fannish pies and other baked goods, and now she's announced an ebook on "pie-modding" ("modifying pre-made desserts to create epic, edible works of art"): Pie Modding: Pies Are Awesome Vol 1"
Neatorama (multiple features) - "if you want to bring a dessert that's a whole lot less boring ... grab Jessica's first book Pie-Modding and follow the step by step tutorials and “modify pre-made desserts to create epic, edible works of art.”
Mental Floss (multiple features) - "Using pie crust as a sculpting material, Clark-Bojin makes elaborate shapes and designs. Now, the baker is imparting some of that sugary wisdom on her fans in an upcoming cookbook."
The Chive - "Jessica, like every self-respecting human being on this planet, loves pies. But she goes beyond simply cooking the sweet deserts and adds an artistic flair to each pie, which she then posts on her website."
Laughing Squid (multiple features) - "The talented Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of Pies Are Awesome is releasing her very first cookbook, titled Pie-Modding, which is the first in a series mini books featuring full color step by step photo tutorials on how to “modify pre-made desserts to create epic, edible works of art.”
Geysers of Awesome (multiple features) - "Thinking about Jabba the Hutt doesn’t usually make us hungry. But then Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of thePieous made these awesome Jabba the Hutt Turnovers and now we’re craving a bite of Jabba’s cinnamon and apple-filled body."
Technabob (multiple features) - "[Clark-Bojin] has made pie history. Legend of Zelda history too, since this is the first Deku Tree pie I’ve seen. Amazing. And obviously delicious."
The Awesomer (multiple features) - "Designed by pastry queen Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of Pies Are Awesome, these stencils [Kickstarter "Pie Guides"] make it easy for anyone to create awesomely geeky pies. "
Geek Tyrant - "For all you geeks out there who like to bake, I've got a video here that you've got to watch! It comes from Pies Are Awesome, and it takes you through the step-by-step process of making a glow-in-the-dark, edible Tron pie! "
ComicBook.com - "Even if creating this pie [Death Star Pie] yourself sounds too detailed for your liking, watching it come to life is sure to make your mouth water."
Narcity - "Get ready to feel totally inadequate in the kitchen. A Canadian woman is showing up every person who has ever tried to bake a pie, and she's sharing her insane creations on Instagram."
Swirled - "You’ve probably seen some pretty pies with all kinds of elaborate lattice trends, but the work of pie artist Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin is some of the most incredible pastry work we’ve ever come across."
Geeks Are Sexy (multiple features) - "Holy. Crap. Can you imagine how long it must have taken to prepare this “piescraper?”
A Journal of Musical Things - "A couple of years ago, Vancouver’s Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin decided she needed to learn how to bake. Now she’s considered to be the world’s most talented maker of pies."
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