Dutch Apple pie

Whenever I somehow manage to gather an excess of apples in my fridge or want to bring a pie to celebrate a certain occasion, I tend to make apple pie. It’s that pie that nearly everyone likes, isn’t too hard to make and eats great with some whipped cream. So …

Chemical formulas in food

Updated: 3-October-2016. Ever wondered which molecules are present in your scone when making some? No? I guess I might be one of those ‘strange’ people who does think about food in that way. Although, I am inclined to say that most of us have actually also wondered which molecules are in …

Making your own creme patissiere

Writing this post I was wondering how you spell creme patissiere in proper English. It’s a bit of a hassle. It’s originally a French word: crème pâtissière (see all those extra ‘roofs’ and ‘lines’ above the word). It seems as if upon translate all the lines and rooftops on the …