How to store your cakes?
There are a few circumstances whereby you need to store your cake. A typical example is the leftover from a birthday party, advanced purchase of a cake for the occasion, sponge cake before it is frosted the next day, and many more. I would say 90% of people will just store their cake in the fridge regardless of the scenario and condition of the cake. Today I am going to tell you one big truth, that is storing your cake in the fridge may be the worst decision in majority of the circumstances! The truth may sound surprising or even ridiculous to you. The way of how you store the cake depends largely on the cake type and the duration you wish to keep before consume it.Read more
Master Baking with 5 Techniques
I always emphasize that before you call baking an art, one must master the science of it. In our previous article, we talk about how to determine the right temperature to bake, learning leavening agents like baking soda and baking powder, difference between compound chocolate and couverture chocolate, how to avoid 10 common mistakes in baking,etc..It is time to go deep into 5 main techniques that one must master to make a perfect cake!Read more
Learn Different Types of Flour for Baking in 10 Minutes
There are so many types of flour out there and often you wonder why different flour is used in recipes. Today we are going to learn about 9 types common flour used, when to use them and even making the flour by mixing your ingredients on hand. First of all, why use flour in baking? Find out more in this article..Read more
How to decide temperature of baking?
Do we have a definite answer on the temperature we use to bake? Well, remember baking is a science. You need to understand the multiple factors that affect the temperature setting and then explore and find the right temperature to achieve the desired outcome of your baked goods. Read this article to find out more.Read more
10 Common Mistakes in Baking
Baking is an art. You also often hear people call baking as science too. With all ingredients being measured, mixed to create rising reaction, fermentation…these require science! Before one master the art of baking, I ‘d suggest one to understand the science of baking first and make sure you avoid the 10 common mistakes below.Read more
Diabetes Friendly Baking
Baked goods are often associated with sugar and carbohydrates. This has hindered many diabetic patients from enjoying cakes and pastry like normal people. What I want to tell here is that the right of enjoying baked goods are not taken away from diabetic patients. Not at all if you follow a few rules of thumb in choosing the correct ingredients of your baked goods.Read more
Pair Your Cake With The Right Tea
There are so many types of tea in the market. Each of them carries unique scent and taste. How do you pair your beloved dessert with the right tea? Simple guidelines as rule of thumb to go for any cakes or pastry. I assure that you will never get lost again with black tea, white tea, and many types of tea out there!Read more
Do you know how to order a cake?
Scratching your head from the sea of menu items when you order a cake? Do those jargon words of chocolate fudge, pound cake, angel food cake and so on even give you a sense of how the texture of the cake might be? What makes up of those cakes? Well, here are some tips on identifying the different common types of cake that you should know of.Read more