Baking

Baking Ingredients

Baking Ingredients

BAKING INGREDIENTS Eggs,flour,Water, fat and in most cases sugar are necessary components in all baking and pastry goods.  The process that occurs when these ingredients interact during the mixing and baking stage is indicitive of the final baked product.  To better understand baking ingredients, I […]

Different types of Sugars, Syrups and Sweeteners

Different types of Sugars, Syrups and Sweeteners

In order to produce a palitable baked good you must use some form of sweetener. Sweetners come in various forms and are an important element in most baked goods.  They provide flavor, leavening, color and extended shelf life. Granulated Sugar derived either from sugarcane or […]

Flours, Grains and Meals

Flours, Grains and Meals

As a baker you should familiarize yourself with the various grains used for baked goods.  Rice, barley and refined products such as pastry flour or cornmeal and considered whole grain.  The various type of grains discussed in this blog are inexpensive and easily attainable. Whole […]