Before you measure out that baking powder, you need to read this. Learn how to test to see if it’s fresh, and what to do if it’s not. Discover why you can’t just substitute baking soda, and finally understand the chemistry behind leavening, in this informative article from your friends at Foodal.
Foodal's Baking Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
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!
Do you have a recipe that calls for blanched almonds but you just have regular nuts in your pantry? You can blanch and deskin them yourself in a couple of minutes. Find out what you need to know now!
Looking for a new way to cook with butter? Follow our easy step-by-step guide to get perfectly nutty and toasty brown butter. Master this yummy technique to use in sauces, pastries, and so much more. You only need just a couple minutes to completely transform one of your favorite ingredients! Grab a stick or two of butter, and get cooking now on Foodal.
What’s the difference between using salted and unsalted butter in baking? Does it matter? Where flavor’s concerned, it certainly does! We’ll help to clarify this common situation (pun intended). Read more now on Foodal.
Freshly milled flour has a lively taste and superior nutrition compared to refined flour. Check out our whole grain purchasing guide now for all the details and links you’ll need to enjoy bulk savings on dried grains, seeds, and legumes! And those with gluten intolerance can find suitable wheat replacements with alternative cereal and legume crops. Read more now!
The dark history behind molasses is no reason to eschew this versatile and flavorful sweetener. Keep reading to learn more on Foodal about how to add this sticky syrup to sweet desserts, beverages, and savory dishes.
Cutting eggs out of your baking repertoire isn’t the worst thing in the world. We share our favorite recipes and substitutes so you can continue baking the cookies, muffins, and breads that you love, egg free! Read more now on Foodal.
No clue what tools to get for decorating cakes? Set aside your decorating conundrum! Foodal has the ultimate review of cake decorating tools that every baker should own. Read our detailed list of all the top pieces of equipment to have on hand so you can decorate your desserts beautifully. Read more now on Foodal.
Looking for a new take on an artisan bread? Try this super moist and delicious Pain Paillasse recipe based on the breads sold by exclusive European bakeries. It is so easy to make, and the long fermentation time is an extra special step to develop the best flavor and a great crust. Get the recipe now on Foodal!
Granulated, powdered, caster, turbinado, brown, sanding: there are lots of different types of sugar, and the list goes on! Avoid the insane sugar crash and look to Foodal for the best guide to understanding the most popular varieties. Find out exactly what each type is, and how you can use each one for your own cooking and baking needs. Read our article now!