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peach melba and melba toast

History of the Peach Melba and Melba Toast

There are a number of foods and desserts that are named after famous individuals. Just as the meringue dessert Pavlova has been named for Anna Pavlova the famous ballerina, another distinctive individual has 4 foods named in her honour. Dame Nellie Melba of the Victorian Era was undoubtedly one of the most renowned opera singers […]

artisan bread

What’s So Special About Artisan Bread?

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.

The Best Gluten-Free Flours for Baking

For anyone with celiac disease, the biggest challenge is obviously to find foods that are gluten-free. It’s not uncommon to see people scouring the supermarkets for foods that have zero gluten content. After some time, many also find that all this becomes too much of an effort and they just end up forgoing a number […]

How to Become a Pastry Chef in Australia

So baking is the passion of your life, and you know at the bottom of your heart that as long as you are baking pastries, you will be the happiest person on earth. You love everything about pastry-making- the careful kneading and elaborate layering, the variety of fillings and then of course the aroma of […]

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