Marshmallows – a peak into a fascinating history

Who doesn’t know marshmallows? Those white fluffy, puffy, gooey, soft pillows of, well, actually, sugar. If you’re feeling like eating some now, go ahead, make some, roast some and return to this post with a big pile of marshmallows next to you! In this post it’s not about making marshmallows, instead, we’ll …

A blog on meringue… making Dutch ‘schuimpjes’

After ‘studying’ the ingredients you need to make a meringue, it was time to make some batches. See whether it could make sense out of it. I decided to go with a recipe from a cookbook as a first start, thinking that would be the ‘safest’ option. I chose a Dutch recipe, …

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 …

A blog on meringue… a ‘literature study’ on ingredients

Whenever studying something in science, or wherever else, you’d tend to start with a literature study. This sounds more boring than it is, it starts with browsing the internet, and when it concerns cooking/food, browsing cookbooks, blogs, etc. etc. It’s a great way to learn more about the thing you …