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The Science of Cheese

Dutch cheese gouda

From protein science, to milk analysis, from paneer, to Parmigiano, the world of cheese is a big and complex one. It’s easy to build an entire career around the topic of cheese-making, make that more than one career if you…

TaaiTaai – A Tough Dutch ‘Cookie’

taaitaai

Taaitaai, literally translated, it means ‘toughtough’. It’s a Dutch style of cookie that you’ll only find in stores in November, until early December. With a slight anise seed flavor it’s a main stay of the ‘Sinterklaas’ celebration season. The reason…

Why Granitas Are Flaky

coffee granita

Granita: you can’t scoop it into a nice ball. And it’s a little watery, slushy even. But, this refreshing, versatile treat is a hot weather mainstay that features prominently in many delicious desserts around the world. Making light and flaky…