Hot cross buns are a very humble and unassuming baked product, but they also carry a lot of mystery. They are an inseparable part of Easter and are sold in bakeries across Australia, right round the year as well.
If you like trying different types of breads or even walk into the bread section of a patisserie, it’s likely you will see some artisan breads stacked there.
Some baked foods are iconic and have survived through the ages. Many of them have evolved into new versions, but in most cases, the original version continues to be as popular as the latter.
Like many food trends, dessert trends too have their highs and lows. One year you may see that a lot is being said and written about cupcakes, while in the next, the only thing people seem to want are cronuts.
A thousand leaves of creamy, crunchy, heavenly delight are what the Millefeuille is. It is a delectable dessert that is found in patisseries and upscale restaurants across the world. The name of the dessert translates into “thousand leaves” and this light and airy treat has just the right amount of sweetness.
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 […]
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.