BAKING ESSENTIALS

How To Measure Ingredients Without A Measuring Cup

Here's what you can do!
Everyone knows that baking is science. Each ingredient is measured because every component has a role to play in the eventual baking of that dish. Measuring ingredients is particularly important because it can mean the success (or failure!) of that meticulously made cake! However, not everyone has ...

10 Ingredients You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

You will never run out of dishes to make if you have these!
There are some ingredients one should have on the ready so you can make a meal at any time. With these ingredients, you can make breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even merienda that will not only taste good, it will also be fast and easy to make since your ingredients ...

To Grease Or Not To Grease: How To Master This Baking Step

What it means and when you should do it.
Some recipes can get tricky: you are almost always told to preheat the oven but sometimes, you’re not told to grease the cake pan or to even line the bottom with parchment paper. So, how do you know if you should or ...

Do These Tiny Tweaks To Make Your Baking Life Easier

Keep these tips in mind!
The sweet life can be made sweeter if you remember to do these tiny tasks before every baking project. Not only will you save time, but you will also prevent doing something that could jeopardize the success of your dish!Take a minute ...

Your Red Velvet Cupcakes Need Buttermilk + Here's How to Make It

There’s a super easy substitute you can make and use for every recipe that calls for it.
This holiday season, we're pretty sure red velvet desserts will be in abundance on buffet tables! If you’re in on the red velvet trend, you’re probably on the hunt for buttermilk, that elusive dairy liquid that is essential to not only baking ...

Get Baking! These Are The 5 Baking Tools You Really Need.

Every baker should be packing these items in their tool kits.
The kitchen of the average baker is probably teeming with numerous tools and gadgets needed to create their latest confections. However, not every tool is as necessary as these five baking tools.  So whether you're an advanced baker or just discovering the delicious ...

Want Soft, Fluffy Cakes? Add This Ingredient To Your Flour!

You’ll wonder why you never did it before!
While flour will always be useful, you still want cakes that are soft, fluffy and have a fine crumb so it not only tastes great, it can melt in your mouth because it’s so tender. One of the ways to do that ...

You Can Get All These Baking Ingredients On Honestbee

The home delivery service can provide all your baking needs, too.
We know how much you love to grocery shop. It’s your time away from home, your daily “window shopping” trip, your happy place. However, not all supermarkets have all the baking ingredients and equipment you need.Enter Honestbee. It’s a home delivery service that ...

Every Baking Recipe Needs This Ingredient

It's the unassuming ingredient you will always need.
The scent of vanilla is a fantastic scent. It has a warm, sweet, and seductive aroma which matches well with almost any dish that it sweetens. That’s why it should come as no surprise that its amazing aroma and flavor makes vanilla extract an ...

This Multitasking Kitchen Tool Can Help You Sift Ingredients!

You probably have this tool in your kitchen, too.
Most baking recipes call for sifted dry ingredients. It means separating the coarse ingredients and breaking down the lumps in dry ingredients such as flour, cocoa powder, or sugar. But what do you do if you don't have a sieve or a ...

10 Things You Have In Your Kitchen If You're Serious About Baking

Having all or almost all of these is proof you’re no longer just a casual baker.
You may have started out being the occasional baker, baking for your friends and family when inspiration or a craving hits. However, once you’ve had a taste of baking success or three, it’s hard not to get hooked and try to do better, ...

What To Do When You've Over Beaten Egg Whites

You’ll need another egg white.
Egg whites whisked until it’s a soft cloud is a fantastic leavener. It's what makes cakes rise (You may also use chemical leaveners such as baking soda and baking powder). It’s a tricky process: It takes time and patience and a lot of work ...

7 Baking Ingredients You Shouldn't Buy in Bulk

You should refrain from buying these in large bags unless you’re baking for a party.
There are some grocery discounts and bargains that you should take advantage of. But when it comes to baking ingredients, nothing is more precious than having prized ingredients that will make your cake, cookie, bread, or other baked goods the star of the buffet table.But ...

This Is One Handy Kitchen Tool That All Bakers Need

It's the most accurate way to measure ingredients!
Baking is as much a science as it is an art. And the best tool you can get to help you in the kitchen? A kitchen scale! Many bakers, both amateur and professional, prefer using a weighing scale to measure ingredients. While ...

The Most Useful Substitutions You Need To Know If You're Baking This Christmas

You'll need to know these for your Christmas baking needs.
The holiday can keep households busy with errands that need to be done, parties to prepare for, and other obligations that require your attention. And we know that traffic can keep you from going out just to buy one missing ingredient you ...

5 Places Where You Can Get Baking Pans For Less than P300

It’s ok to use cheap baking pans when it performs just as well as its expensive rival.
We’ve tested it and we know, it’s not how expensive the baking pan is but the batter you use in it. And just because we know you want to know where to get the most affordable cake pans in the metro, here ...

Baking Pantry Basics: 7 Essential Ingredients

Curious about the roles of the main ingredients that are often used in baking?
There is a lot of chemistry that goes on in baking: each ingredient has a role in making those cookies chewy, those cakes fluffy, and those pies flaky! Understand the roles of each main ingredient and become a better baker in the ...

Cookie Baking 101: 9 Essential Tools to Bake Perfect Cookies

Learn the tools of the cookie trade!
To churn out crisp-on-the-outside, chewy-on-the-inside chocolate chips or a batch of snappy, buttery shortbread, one must be prepared with the essential cookie baking gear. If you’re a humble home baker switching on that oven for the first time, these are the perfect ...

5 Important Tips and Tricks for Newbie Bakers

Baking isn’t as scary as it sounds.
The thing that makes baking so great is that it’s a mix between art and science. This is also the thing that tends to scare newcomers from actually learning how to bake. The precise measurements and timings, hot ovens and bakers’ lingo ...

Value for Money Baking Products You Should Buy

There’s no need to break the bank whenever you bake!
It seems that just about everyone is baking nowadays. Everybody from stay-at-home dads to excitable yuppies is sticking their fingers into the bowl and joining in on the baking craze.Now, one doesn’t need fancy, expensive equipment or ingredients to get the baking ...
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