Tag - pastry

Chemistry of leavening agents & Muffins

Ever made a muffin without any baking powder or baking soda (=leavening agents)? Or had that one time where you simply forgot to add them and only noticed when they came out of the oven? You will have probably seen that...

Chemical formulas in food

Ever wondered which molecules make your bread turn brown? Or what molecules might sit in a pear? Or what exactly fats and carbohydrates are? Ever wondered what molecules are nutritious and which aren’t? All of the...

Pie Cookie Crust – The Basics

There are a lot of different pie crusts, too many to count or mention here. One very interesting type is the cookie crust, yes, that’s right, a cookie crust. It’s a pie crust that’s made with cookies...