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- Bread making process – An overview & Guide to tools for the bread makerThere are a lot of steps involved in making bread. Some are optional, some are not (you’ll have to put it in an oven at some point!). Bread making may seem daunting, but once you understand why […]
- Scones & Scone Dough – Do’s and Don’tsAre you also one of those people who doesn’t tend to follow recipes precisely? When you’re asked to add eggs in one by one, or to pour in the sugar slowly, or to use a separate bowl to […]
- Bread baking tips from the Great British Bake OffHe pokes his finger in the bread, has a close look and says, without yet having taken a bite, ‘this is cleary underbaked’. He the takes another bread, looks at the air holes in them and […]
- Candied cherriesIt’s bright red but slightly translucent, has a peculiar flavour, is full of sugar, keeps for a long time and used in typical British cakes. When using them in a cake, you should be cutting […]
- The science of meringue: egg whites & sugarMade ice cream and have some egg whites left? Don’t feel like going through all the hassle of making marshmallows? That our go-to solution is to make some meringues. It would be a waste to […]
- Role of flour, butter and sugar in cookies – Shortbread scienceTake some butter, mix it with sugar, add some flour and you’ve got a cookie going. Three ingredients is all you need to bake a decent cookie. Of course, you add more ingredients, nuts, fruits, […]
- The Dorito Effect – Book reviewSome books change the way you look at the world. They might change your opinion on a certain topic, teach you something new or appreciate something new. I like those books, it’s why I read books, to […]
- How an ice cream bar is madeIce cream bars seems to become more and more fancy. They used to be a creamy center, on a stick, with a simple chocolate or fruity layer around them. However, nowadays there are ice cream bars with […]
- How whisk(e)y gets its flavourWhat’s the similarity between vanilla ice cream and whisky? Any clue? It’s the vanilla. Whisky often contains vanilla flavours, just like ice cream does. But no vanilla bean has been […]
- Cookie icing science – Science guide of cookie decorationEvery Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Valentine’s day or any other big holiday decorated cookies will start popping up all over the internet. Decorated pumpkins, heart, eggs and trees with […]
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