Anyone can shape their own baguettes at home. With just a few quick steps, you can have this iconic French loaf on your dinner table tonight! Serve with a steaming hot pot of soup or alongside a cheese board. Whether using sourdough or a dough made with fast rising yeast, it’s simple to form the long, thin loaf. Read more now on Foodal!
Hi, welcome to Fooda’s Baking Corner! Be sure to check out all of our baking guides below but also don’t forget about our recipe section including your favorite breads and desserts including pies, cakes, tarts, cookies, brownies, blondies, truffles and more!
Learn to make your own sourdough bread at home. From creating and maintaining a starter to baking a beautiful artisan loaf, we’ve got every step covered. Don’t let wild yeast scare you! Our handy guide will walk you through step by step, and answer everything you need to know. Read more on Foodal now!
Love to bake? Check out these 15 tips and tricks to simplify, improve, and enhance your daily baking routine. From preparing different dough varieties to applying that perfect glaze and getting your cake smoothly out of the pan – you’ll save kitchen time and trouble, and rapidly become a baking master with Foodal’s list of helpful ideas!
Whether it’s breakfast or dessert, you won’t be able to resist these sweet, buttery, and delicious baked donuts. And you can make these easy fruit-filled pastries with our buttery brioche dough in your own kitchen! Baked in a muffin tin, this method is far simpler than lugging out the fryer or messing with hot oil, and a bit lower in fat as well. Get the recipe now on Foodal!
Have you ever wondered what makes some bread so tender, sweet, and pillowy soft while other loaves are tangy, crusty, and super chewy? Have you ever been curious why some bread recipes are quite simple while others seem amazingly complex? Our guide to enriched versus lean dough is here to teach you all about the role of butter, eggs, and sugar in creating a nice, soft slice. Read more now!
Do you settle for store-bought baked goods because melting chocolate gives too much grief? If you get muddy sludge or grainy bits instead of a smooth, lustrous flow, you’ll be happy to know there are ways to save overheated or curdled cocoa. Read along and learn how to rescue and restore your chocolate from two of its most common problems!
Do you love to eat chocolate chip cookies? Have you tried and tried to bake the perfect batch only to have them turn out flat? Would you believe that cookies turn out worse on a rainy day? Here are nine quick tips from the experts at Foodal that will have you saying goodbye to flat cookies forever!
Brown sugar that’s hardened into a dense, rock-like lump is a familiar sight in the kitchen. And of course, we only notice it when it’s needed. To soften up those hard lumps, we’ve got the best solutions right here. Whether you need it tomorrow or right now, there’s a simple technique for you to restore it to its soft texture again. We dish on the top tips to soften hardened light or dark brown sugar, and how to store it so that it stays fluffy and pliable for months on end – read more now on Foodal.
Have you ever wondered how bakers achieve such pristine, flaky pie crusts? We’re here to demystify the process, so you too can perfect your pate brisee, bridle your blind bake, conquer your crimping, and love your lattice, big or small. Read on to learn more as we break down the technique behind confidently creating this often daunting dough.
There are countless ways to shape bread, and it’s the perfect blank canvas to test your creative ideas in the kitchen. We’ve prepared this guide to talk you through six different ways to shape your dough, from individual portions to full loaves. To get all the expert tips you’ll need to make your own stunning bakery-caliber breads at home, read more on Foodal now!