How ice cream is made in a factory

Whether you make one bowl of ice cream at home, or 1000 liter in a factory, the science of ice cream stays the same. You’d still want small ice crystals, to make a super smooth ice cream and you’d like to incorporate enough air for a pleasant eating experience. What …

Candied cherries

It’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 them in small pieces, rinse them and dust them with flour ensure they don’t sink …

How an ice cream bar is made

Ice 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 up to three layers covering the ice cream, caramel, chocolate, maybe even something …

Hydrox vs. Oreo cookies

When entering the cookie isle in most large American supermarkets you will probably run into this large blue section, full of similar packages. Full of Oreo cookies. It’s one of the biggest cookie brands in the US and has claimed even more shelf life by creating tons of variations on …

The basics of food labels

Labels on food generally have two very important functions: 1) make the product look appealing and make people want to buy it and 2) tell the (legal) details of your food. You both want to make sure people know what your product is, where it comes from, what it contains, …