Does your chocolate behave badly and shows off some bad temper? Well, let’s put it back in its place and show it who’s the boss in the kitchen! Feeling confused about a chocolate having temper in the first place? No worries. In this how-to article I will explain to you How to Temper Your Chocolate and explain why we do it in the first place (spoiler, for better baking and glazing culinary reasons)… Actually, the chocolate consists of many different crystals, and when we melt chocolate we cause those crystals to become all chaotic and mismatched.
Month: April 2016
Recipe: Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies
First thing’s first, grab a lot of milk because you’re going to want a big cold glass to go with these chocolatey and all crispy cookies. All in all, the recipe is so easy and has so few ingredients to start with, that we’re even listing them all out at once… Here are all the ingredients which mixed together are guaranteed to make your day just a little but sweeter. The dough gets off to a delicious start with butter, sugar, brown sugar and creamy peanut butter. When the dough is ready, these morsels get mixed in for a perfect marriage of peanut butter and…
Recipe: Roasted Shortcakes with Basil Cream
Are you interested in how do the professional bakers go about preparing for the summer season? Well, I just bought a one-piece, long-sleeve (yup) bathing suit like… 2 months ago. But to get back to the question at hand, which as far as I’m concerned is to cook some kickass roasted shortcakes with a bit of a basil cream, let’s start over. This is the fourth time this year I’ve taken strawberries out. Then the Basil is a surprising and really lovely compliment to strawberries. It’s delicate in its herbaceous enough to …
Recipe: Avocado chocolate cookies
Well, to start this recipe that revolves around the tropic fruit called avocado, I am so excited to happen to live in California! That means I have access to the best avocados since they practically grow in the backyard and so I can easily supply our bakery with it! On a regular day, I normally eat avocados with savory foods, but have you ever tried incorporating them into baking? This was my first attempt and it won’t be my last! The avocado replaces so many other traditional ingredients, like a lemon for instance…
Recipe: Apple Pie Slab
Apple pie is central to the American fabric of life, cooking and basically everything else. So we, like many before us, will try to add some unexpected new twist to this uber-traditional American baking goodie… To start with cooking our special Apple Pie Slab, pre-heat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove pie crusts from pouches. Then unroll and stack crusts one on top of the other while placing them on lightly floured surface, Roll to 17×12-inch rectangle. Fit crust into ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, pressing into corners.