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The Science Of Baking Perfect Cookies

  In our last week scoop we spoke about different types of ratios. This week I thought of clearing the air about the ratios and temperature related to cookies. When I started making cookies a decade back I often would...

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10 Tips To Store Your Gumpaste Flowers In Monsoon

  The monsoon is approaching, and unlike other baker I am worried too. Many of us find it difficult to store our trial work during monsoons, especially the gumpaste flowers. Gumpaste flowers add a wonderful artistic touch to cakes. Surely...

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Everything You Need To Know About Filo Recipe

  With recent festive season all around my recent love has shifted from rustic baking to Filo variations.     Filo has be a very versatile product that can be merged with desserts and savory items too. It’s a very...

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How To Make Sourdough: Everything You Need To Know (Part 3)

  So in our last week’s interaction we spoke about how to feed and take care of our babies… oh yes you heard it correct. I have seen my buddy bakers naming their starters. And I feel to some extend...

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How To Make Sourdough: Everything You Need To Know

      Well these days breads are more in fashion during lockdown. They are forgiving, easy to make, and just a drizzle of butter makes it feel heavenly. But now what is picking up is sourdough bread. The rustic...

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All You Need To Know About Cupcake Ratios

  Have you ever wondered how a baker can create a cake recipe from scratch and know that it will work? Unlike a savory chef, who can often use intuition to design a successful dish, a baker must work within...

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Homemade Ice Cream Recipe During Quarantine

  Oh with quarantine being extended and heat at its peak, serving a three course meal to the family is becoming difficult and boring. I remember my summers well spent playing around and asking for an extra Kulfi. Well these...

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Easy Recipe of Bread Baking – How Do You Utilize Quarantine Time, By Baking Bread At Home

  Since we are at home and this is the only time we are getting to ourselves, we can learn a new skill. Lately, we have realized that every morning when we wake up, we are quite confused about what...

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Five Quick Desserts For This Quarantine Period

  Social distancing is ON. No lunches, no brunches, no tea parties, no happy hours and no weekend hops!!!   With all of us either trying to improve our cooking skills or busy trying to feed the all-time hungry tummies...

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Dalgona Coffee – How To Make Social Media’s Trending Coffee

  Where people are going into self-quarantine and trying to stay safe from this deadly pandemic there is another fever that has hit the social media. And this fever is the DALGONA COFFEE ; making big news everywhere. Every alternate...

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Cheese – A New World To Explore

  Just like the majority of us, I grew up only knowing about cheese slices. But as I entered the food industry I got familiarized with cheddar and gouda, and the occasional parmesan on pasta and mozzarella on pizza. What...

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How To Make Thandai For Holi?

  Holi Hai !!!    As we celebrate the festival of colours today, I’m sure most of our lovely ladies are still stuck in the kitchen trying to figure out the menu for the friends and relatives about to visit....

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What Are The Different Types Of Spatula?

  Have you ever walked into the kitchenware section of your favourite store and stood there long looking at those lovely colourful spatulas. You wouldn’t be the first one. It’s perfectly normal to get so overwhelmed by spatulas; I do...

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Choose The Right Type Of Oven For Your Kitchen

  It is said that it only takes a small oven to produce a half-baked idea. Sure, but when it comes to making delicious bakes, you certainly need more than just a small oven and ideas. You need to decide...

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Different Types Of Cake Baking Methods

  Understanding baking is a lengthy process. There are different types of baking which involve different methods. In today’s Tuesday scoop, we will see what are the different types of baking styles. Namely, there are four classic baking methods:   ...

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5 Types Of Pastry Dough That Every Pastry Chef Should Master

  If you take a look at the internet these days, you’ll find that apart from cakes, a lot of new and interesting desserts have been trending lately. For a lot of these desserts, the base is made out of...

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Different Kinds Of Cream Used By Pastry Chef [Part -3] 

  When I say cream, most of them pair it with either whipping cream or heavy cream. But do you know a pastry chef usually works with more than 10 different kinds of cream? This luscious and smooth product has...

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Types of Flour Every Chef Should Know [Part 2]

  Flour, one of the most important ingredients to having great bakes. Many of us overlook this fact that different types of flours can entirely change the quality of your bakes. When I started baking, I was unaware of different...

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How To Apply For An FSSAI Registration For Your Home Baking Business

  So with the start of 2020 many people must have chalked out big plans for their businesses.  Getting a new place, equipment, new courses, official bank accounts for the business (current account), etc. But amongst all this, have you...

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[Tuesday Scoop] All You Need To Know About Granola Bars

  Unlike me, there are many who have started their new year with a resolution to adopt a healthy lifestyle by eating serving healthy food. With healthy food options taking over the market, I thought of discussing Granola, which has...

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A Deep Dive Into The Life Of A Pastry Chef

  Do you want to become a Pastry Chef? Have you ever thought about how life would be and how much would you earn after becoming one? I have answers to all your queries!! I often meet people who think...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Food Photography – Lets Take Up The New Challenge For 2020

  Like a painting, you start with a blank canvas first and then build layer upon layer. You construct the photo until you strike the perfect balance of reality and art. Food makes for an excellent subject when it comes...

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[Tuesday Scoop] The Secret Of Fortune Cookies

  Have you planned something for your New Year celebrations? If not we have something exciting and tempting for you.   Have you heard about Fortune cookies? Yes, the cookies that have a short message inside them.   Read:- WHAT ARE...

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[Tuesday Scoop] 11 Creative Christmas Eve Goodies For Your Loved Ones

  It is that time of the year when everyone’s houses are filled with mouth-watering sweets, Christmas goodies, and wonderful gifts. Every year on Christmas, the center stage is always occupied by Christmas cookies, but let me tell you there...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Know The Secrets Behind Making Tempting And Mouthwatering Meringues

  Homemade meringue is an ethereal delight but at the same time they hold a reputation for being tricky to make, but once you've read our guide you'll be confidently whisking up big, billowing meringues ... you can even make...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Types Of Meringues

  Meringue is a type of dessert or candy, often associated with Italian, Swiss, and French cuisine. It is traditionally made from whipped egg whites and sugar, and occasionally a binding agent such as lemon, vinegar, salt, corn starch, gelatin...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Different Types Of Sugar

  In my cakes, I prefer to use unrefined sugars, such as golden caster sugar and granulated sugar as they have more flavour, but do experiment with different types of sugars and sweeteners now available. The only time I would...

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[Tuesday Scoop] How To Make Wafer Paper

  Wafer paper has been my recent love. Few months back when I discovered this versatile medium I fell in love with it. Unlike others, for months I have wondered what exactly wafer paper is and how to make wafer...

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[Tuesday Scoop] A Short Guide On How To Make Aquafaba

  Aquafaba recipes are becoming more popular these days because there are a lot of people who don’t want to have eggs in their cakes, cookies and other baked items. They prefer to go for eggless ones. Aquafaba is a...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Sending Edible Goodies …Do’s and Dont’s

  Sending across goodies has been a tradition in our country for ages now. And with our near and dear ones all scattered across the country it’s been little difficult to send goodies and stay connected with them on festivals....

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[Tuesday Scoop] How to Find Inspiration for Cakes – 2

  As mentioned in our earlier blog inspiration can be anywhere. If I recall correctly one of my cake was inspired looking at a local pottery art and the other one was a true copy of print seen on one...

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[Tuesday Scoop] How To Find Inspiration For Cakes

  Finding inspiration is a difficult task and then putting it on the blank canvas is another. When I started my career as a baker I always found it difficult to draw inspirations. The toughest part was to put my...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Going Gluten Free – Part 2

  In our last blog, we spoke about how to convert our recipes into gluten-free. This Tuesday we are going to focus on the ingredients that can be used to replace gluten products. A little bit of practice and workout...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Going GLUTEN FREE

  So initially when the concept of gluten free cakes poured in the industry I was of the opinion they might not taste as good as the other cakes… sometimes it was ewwwww too. But eventually with the rising awareness...

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Order Form: Need of the Hour

  A vital tool that most of us are not using. Let’s get to know more about how to create a simple order form to enhance the efficiency of a business.    The use of order forms has attained a...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Colour your Sprinkles !!!

  Today in our Tuesday scoop I am going to share one of my secrets with you. Sprinkles come in many colours but I colour my own. Yes, you read it right. I colour 80% of my sprinkles. Today I...

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[Tuesday Scoop] All About The New Ruby Chocolate

  A true gift from nature, Ruby Chocolate has become the latest trend. It is the biggest innovation in the chocolate industry. A complete new chocolate experience, it is made from ruby coco beans. It has an intense fruity taste...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Buttercream Trends

  Buttercream cakes are my favourite and they just so happen to be making a big splash on the party scene with many designer finishes. The versatility and creativity available now with buttercream frosted cakes is definitely a Look for...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Types of Buttercream

  As mentioned in my earlier blog, buttercream in its most simplest form is Butter and Sugar that is creamed together to make fluffy frosting. There are a variety of styles of buttercream but we would be focusing on the...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Forgotten Love For Buttercream

  Do you remember having those cakes in your childhood that were frosted and coated with buttercream?   Honestly, I do.   Being the only medium in olden days with a rich taste and texture buttercream gained a lot of...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Choosing the Correct Board

  Our Baking market is filled with products to suit our budget and requirements, and cake boards being one of the essential tools we need to spend some time understanding in detail different types of boards available. Cake Boards -...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Whipped Cream – The Perfect Way!

  Whipping cream is one of the easiest things to do, in spite of this most of us tend to under or over whip the cream. A perfectly whipped cream would be shiny, Soft yet rich, light yet creamy. Most...

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[Tuesday Scoop] War Of Batter! Box Mix vs Scratch Mix

  Well many of us do not openly admit using premixes. Most of the big companies have spent enough perfecting their recipes to create a full-proof cake. The fact being that most of us are so used to the box...

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[Tuesday Scoop] How to do Stacking and Doweling

  So when you receive an order what do you do first, start collecting material, running from pillar to post to make the ends meet, complete the order and ushhhh….done!   Have you ever thought about what should be the...

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[Tuesday Scoop] War between Butter and Margarine

  The battle between butter and margarine has been going on for years. When it comes to baking, both are used quite frequently. Some people prefer the taste of butter and claims it's fine as long as it's enjoyed sparingly....

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[Tuesday Scoop] Puzzlement Between Agar-Agar and Gelatin

    We have been tangling up ourselves with the confusion between these two similar ingredients in baking, but little do we know that both of them come from different sources. Although, they carry similar properties they have different origins...

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[Tuesday Scoop] Quick Fixes For Uneven Baking

  Are you tired of your cakes being uneven?   Have you ever wondered why your cakes are uneven? It does stress you a lot, being understood that the cake you put all the hard work into is not even....

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[Tuesday Scoop] 11 Baking Tips for Beginners

    Well let’s admit, we all have fudged our recipes at some point of time. We're big fans of that intuitive, little-bit-of-this, little-bit-of-that style. But baking doesn’t work that way. Baking requires precision, and to some extent, creative liberties...

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