Sunday, July 26, 2009
The introduction of "Greek nuts" to European countries. The Roman Brought almond nuts to Italy from Greece around 200 B.C calling them "Greek nuts". Where they were welcomed enthusiastically as a taste treat to enjoy on in combination with other ingredients, especially in the form of sweets.
In fact, almonds coated with sugar (known to us today by Jordan Almond) first appeared in Italian diet in 177 B.C.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Almost every nation has its own version of creme caramel and this makes it one of the most versatile and popular desserts. In Latin America, it is known as flan and heavy cream is used for a more intense flavour. In Italy, the same dish is called crema caramella and it is sometimes known as creme renversee in French. Creme caramel is actually a French dessert with a simple custard base and a soft caramel topping.
Quick and easy dessert to served chilled, creme caramel is an excellent dish to pair with a heavy or hot meal, since it cools and calms the stomach. At hotels creme caramel is always one of the preferred choices.
Saturday, July 11, 2009
This 3 tier wedding it was designed doesn't involve any piping work. A neat coating is the foundation of a well decorated cake. If the coating is well done, there is no need for lots of decoration to cover up mistake, so spend time on achieving a good finish, it is well worth the effort. Flowers transform a cake and used in even the most simplest of decorative ideas can have the most enchanting effect too. Sugarpaste flowers are available at many sugarcraft shops. It is an easy way of creating a lovely cake.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Jam Doughnut in German-speaking countries they are know as "Berliner". Why calling Berliner? And you know it take speeches would ensure that he remained one of Berlin's (German) by John F. Kennedy. When he visited Berlin but i not fully clear which year and standing in front of the Rathaus Schoneberg, he gave a rousing speech on freedom, communism and the cold war, his text sprinkled with the occasional German phrase, which included this gem: "......All free men," I take pride in the German word "......Ich bin ein Berliner".
So Berliner, Jam Doughnut and even Donat, No matter what their name they are all made of the some airy yeast dough which is deep fry in hot oil. Today customers are spoilt for choice when it come the different kinds. Some are dusted with icing sugar, covered and decorated with fondant, white or milk or plain chocolate and also filled with such varied delights as raspberry jam and indeed any kind of jam you can imagine, and they are also available with flavoured creme filling.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Nearly "Orang putih" have gluten food allergies. So what is gluten? Gluten is a mixture of protein found in some cereals, particularly wheat. A gluten free is essential for people who have coeliac disease or a gluter induced skin sensitivty. To help guests with allergies enjoy a safe meal of your estabilshment, keep the following
- Gluten Free - Arrowroot, Corn/maize, Potato Flour, Sago, Tapioca, Soya, Rice Flour, Custard, Milk, Eggs, Cream, Butter, Cheese, Cocoa, Coffee, Tea, All Fruits, Nuts, Seeds, Honey, Sugar, Jam, Golden syrup, Yeast, colouring, Baking powder, Salt and some brands of Chocolate.
- Gluten Containing - Wheat, Barley, Rye Flour, Wholemeal, Semolina, Noodles, Wheat Bran, wholewheat Flour, pastry, pies and all baked foods made from wheat, rye, barley and semolina.
Where the flour the recipe is not totally significant to the structure of the product eg heary fruits cakes. Gluten free flour generally require more liquid than wheatflour. Too much liquid may result in a wet sticky end product which is heavy. Don't over mix after adding flour to the wet ingredients, Bake immediately.