Tag - eggs

Italian meringue cheesecake

Saving collapsed Italian meringue

Have you ever been left with egg whites after making a recipe that calls for egg yolks only? And not feeling like making crispy meringues from the oven, again? Good thing there are other options such as these soft and...

coffee creme brulee

Science of creme brulee

Creme brulee is definitely one of the more decadent, luxurious desserts out there, while still being widely available. It’s a soft and silky creme on the inside covered with a crispy brown sugar top. Creme brulee...

marshmallows (store bought)

Marshmallows – a peak into a fascinating history

It’s like a cloud, white, light and fluffy. A typical example of a foam with plenty of air bubbles throughout coated in sugar and gelatin. It’s a bit of a hassle to make them (though certainly not...

chocolate mousse with creme patissiere

Chocolate mousse – stabilizing a foam

A good chocolate mousse is super smooth, airy, chocolatey and just melts in the mouth. It’s a great end to a dinner and is definitely one of my favorite desserts. If you want to make it yourself though it can be...

Genoise cake with jam, nutella and cream

Genoise cake – A baking guide by unravelling its science

Back in the days, before they had access to baking powder and baking soda, bakers had to be a bit more creative in how they were going to create light airy cakes and sponges. They couldn’t use the chemical...