With Sydney’s 21 birthday a little more than one month away, I am still trying to create the perfect spray for her cake. Sydney saw a similar spray in Alan Dunn’s Creative Cakes when she was home for spring break. Sydney loves orchids; there are five Spathoglottis orchids (better know as ground Asian orchids in the Elegant Summer Spray). The rest of sugar paste... ...more
In gluten free baking the most challenging part is getting the right ingredients to work together to achieve the desired result. I have made several gluten free breads in last 4 years, however there are times when inspite of my best effort, humidity and season makes the same recipe a failure. But that does not hold me back from baking, I take a deep breath and continue trying to get things right. It just make me ponder sometimes, was I ever this patient before?...more
Meringue is not as hard as it looks! Just follow a few simple steps and yours will be perfect! First start out with 2-3 eggs that are 3-4 days old.
Separate the egg yolks so that your egg whites are clean and there is NO yolk in the egg whites. The smallest amount will ruin the egg whites.
Bring the egg whites to room temperature for 20 minutes before beating. Room temperature egg whites will foam 6-8 more times it’s original volume then cold eggs.
Puff pastry cheese straws made from parmesan cheese and cheddar cheese, spiced up with chilli flakes and poppy seeds.Read more from 'Party Cheese Sticks Are My Lazy Sunday Afternoon Tea Time Snack'....more