Making marshmallow from marshmallow root

Making marshmallows from scratch is a lot of fun (and in my case makes my entire kitchen turn white…) and gives you unique fluffy white sweet pillows. I’ve made marshmallows and also analyzed them from a science point of view. Those cooking quests used the modern day marshmallow making method: …

Making Caramel – The Science of Caramel

Some time ago I saw this amazing recipe on Handle the Heat. It’s a bar made with an Oreo cookies pie crust, an oozy caramel with walnuts and chocolate on top. The photos looked sooo appetising that I really wanted to give it a try. I never came to it, until …

Making marshmallows – The science explained & A recipe

Whether you want to roast marshmallows, dunk some marshmallows in a warm cup of chocolate milk, or just want to eat marshmallows; you might just want to know what marshmallows are, how they’re made and why marshmallows are made the way they are. If you’re even more ambitious, you might even be considering …

Making donuts – discovering water roux!

Some time ago, I decided to give donut making a shot. To be honest, I don’t eat donuts often at all, here in the Netherlands donuts aren’t that widely available (instead, we do eat oliebollen for new year’s, which are different though). Most supermarkets do have at least one box of …