Day 89 : How to test the freshness of baking powder & baking soda

All ingredients have a set date of expiry beyond which they are unable to use. Some ingredients can however be checked through simple tests to determine their freshness. Two such ingredients are the baking powder and baking soda, both widely used in baking. They may ruin your bakes if they have gone dead. Here is … Continue reading Day 89 : How to test the freshness of baking powder & baking soda

Day 88 : How to make homemade ghee ( clarified butter)

Ghee is an essential component of Indian houses as they are used almost everyday. It is basically an Indian version of butter also called clarified butter. It is often enjoyed on steaming hot rice and on chapatis. I had no idea that you could make ghee at home and on top of that it's too … Continue reading Day 88 : How to make homemade ghee ( clarified butter)

Day 87 : How to make homemade bread

Bread is one of the most important staples in any home. It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I prefer it for breakfast more along with scrambled or poached eggs. Knowing to bake your own bread is excellent, both in terms of taste and money. I make my own bread at home with … Continue reading Day 87 : How to make homemade bread

Day 85 : How to make whipped cream

Whipped cream is perfect on pies and desserts. They are easy to make and taste heavenly. Any dessert can be made perfect with the addition of whipped cream. I love the smooth and soft texture of whipped cream that gives it's amazingly wonderful feel. Although it may seem quite easy to make, some tips should … Continue reading Day 85 : How to make whipped cream