Vanilla ice cream recipe

Since a couple of years now we have an ice cream machine. It’s been used plenty, for all sorts of ice creams. Since I don’t like doing the same recipe over again and again (some exceptions though, this bread has been made tons of times), I tend to change something different …

Lemon bars – The power of egg yolks

When I make ice cream or some other sort of custard I would normally ‘cheat’, I’d use some corn starch or regular flour to thicken up my custard. It’s some sort of cheating since it should also be possible without any flours, but by using egg (yolks) only. Nevertheless, those …

Eggnog – Cinnamon spice science

Around Christmas time, someone in our household really wanted to make our own eggnog. Despite the fact that I didn’t really know what eggnog was (guessing it was something with raw eggs and alcohol, it appeared I actually wasn’t too far off) I agreed quite quickly. Why? Because it gave …

Food Truck Brownie & Macaron Science

You know that feeling: having only one ticket left at a food festival and deciding what to buy with it? Because of course, you don’t want to have any left-over tickets, but ooh, there’s so much to choose from! It’s exactly what we had at our previous food truck festival. …

Science of cinnamon French Toast

One of the very first recipes I learned to make is French Toast. It was one of the recipes we learned to cook during a high school classs, before that I might have cooked buy not really following recipes. After learning how to make this cinnamon french toast (in Dutch …

Eggless pancakes – why it works & a trick to kick up flavour

Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast foods to make in the weekend if I don’t feel like my regular yoghurt or bread for breakfast. They’re easy to make and jummy to eat. By now I’ve got quite a god basic recipe so I keep on trying new things to …

Saving collapsed Italian meringue

Ever been left with egg whites after making a recipe that calls for egg yolks only? And not feeling like making meringues from the oven, again? That’s how I felt, until, I discovered how to make an Italian meringue. But then, I made twice as much of the meringue as I …