Comparing 5 ways to prepare broccoli – Broccoli science

Kale leaves shrink when they’re cooked, eggplants turn into a delicious mush and pumpkins can be transformed into a rich puree. Broccoli on the other hand doesn’t change size at all when cooked. It...

Torta Setteveli

Making a complicated dessert once in a while is a good way to practice a lot of techniques and to learn something new. The French in particular are good in making pastry which consists of a lot of different...

Baking cake without eggs – Finding the best alternative

Have you noticed how most cake recipes call for eggs? But what if you don’t have eggs on hand, or can’t eat eggs? What if you’re trying to change the texture & flavour and you’re...

Pie Science

Hot water crust pastry

If there’s one completely new thing I learned from the show Great British Bake Off, it’s hot water crust pastry. I had never heard of the term before watching the show. Although, looking back, I did have...