When it comes to spending leisurely moments, people in Australia prefer to organise BBQ parties rather than spend time baking. However, the county has a rich heritage of traditional sweets and desserts; most of these use very simple and easily-available ingredients (such as chocolate & jam, sponge and cream), that were commonly used in the […]
Many baking recipes call for buttermilk, and sometimes enthusiastic home bakers reach into the refrigerator, only to find they have run out of this essential ingredient.
It’s very common for terms baking powder and baking soda to be used interchangeably. These powders are very similar in appearance and name, and are often utilized within a single recipe.
If you like baking you know exactly how frequently you would use sugar in different recipes. You obviously use it when you are baking cakes and cookies. However, sugar is also used in rolls and breads; it feeds the yeast which helps the bread rise.
Most people that bake will tell you that they would never replace butter with any other ingredient in their baking. While some recipes call for melted butter, others use browned butter, sometimes it’s beaten with eggs and sugar while others use cubed and cold.
If you have just developed an affinity to baking and are planning to pursue it with a certain amount of consistency, there are some tools that are a must-have for every baker.
Chocolate has a universal appeal and kids and adults alike enjoy it in various forms. It is used in a range of desserts and baked goodies, and when the holiday season sets in, people across the country pull out their chocolate dessert and candy recipes to create outstanding delicacies that can tantalise the most discerning […]
When it comes to bread in Australia, you will find there are as many varieties as there are palates. Here we take a look at the different types of breads you can choose from:
The word artisan is often used with food items like bread, cheese, and even butter but very few understand what it actually means. If you ask someone you casually meet, they’ll tell you that artisan bread is special, flavourful bread that tastes better than your general supermarket ones.
Pavlova is one of the most popular and widely consumed desserts in Australia and New Zealand. There have been passionate debates about where this dish originated from because Australians consider the dessert theirs while New Zealanders claim that they created the first Pavlova.