Article by Salma Ibrahim, CBC News
When Amy Anonymous first started making online baking tutorials, it was a far cry from the esthetic glory of cooking videos today.
Shot with an amateur camera in her kitchen, the clips only captured her hands and the bowl she used, obscuring all identifiers from chiding eyes.
Such was the status quo for an expert weed baker circa 2005.
“I was a new mom and I didn’t want to lose my freedom for helping people,” she told CBC News.
Fast forward a few years, legal recreational pot is only months away — maybe — and Amy “no-longer-anonymous” Brown is firmly entrenched in Toronto’s cannabis canon.
She now has cooking tutorials, face in full view, on the Trailer Park Boys’ website Swearnet. She bakes baskets of weed edibles for celebrities and teaches cooking classes for patients who use medical cannabis.