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Baking School on the Rise: Brettschneider’s School and Baker & Cook

Ah, baking. Is there anything in the kitchen that can be so rewarding… but also as frustrating? Cakes that don’t rise to the spongy goodness of the recipe books. Bread that ends up too doughy, heavy or yeasty. The list goes on. Compared with a stir-fry or steak on the barbecue, baking requires finesse and is less forgiving for those who take a trial and error approach to their cooking. Baking extraordinaire Dean Brettschneider understands the difficulties that novice bakers …

Nine Hummus Recipes You’ve Never Heard Of

What’s the best way to celebrate International Hummus Day, honouring the iconic, Mediterranean, chickpea-based spread? First, make it. It’s easy. Blend together: A tin of tinned chickpeas Half a cup of water A few squirts of lemon juice A couple of crushed garlic cloves Two tablespoons of virgin olive oil A tablespoon of tahini (soy bean paste) A bit of paprika, cumin and salt It’s delicious, specially with pita bread. But this classic hummus will only get you so far. …

Cooking with Kenwood Singapore’s Top 5 Kitchen Appliances

Here are Kenwood Singapore’s top five kitchen appliances and some tasty recipes to make with them. In 1st place we have the Blend Xtract Blender, a smoothie maker that comes with two BPA-free sports bottles. Featured Recipe: Power Berries Smoothie Ingredients ½ cup of blueberries (about 200g) 6 regular size raspberries ½ cup of ice 250ml of fresh milk – Put all the berries into the blender. – Add ice and followed by fresh milk – Blend for 20 seconds. For …

Cooking with Kenwood Malaysia’s Top 5 Kitchen Appliances

Here are Kenwood Malaysia’s top five kitchen appliances and some tasty recipes to make with them. In 1st place we have the Blend Xtract Blender, a smoothie maker that comes with two BPA-free sports bottles. Featured Recipe: Power Berries Smoothie Ingredients ½ cup of blueberries (about 200g) 6 regular size raspberries ½ cup of ice 250ml of fresh milk – Put all the berries into the blender. – Add ice and followed by fresh milk – Blend for 20 seconds. For …

Bake to Brilliance with Kravve and Kenwood

Part of our Bake to Brilliance campaign with Kravve Malaysia.

When to Chop, Dice or Mince?

We’ve talked about the types of knives and what they do. Now, let’s take a closer look at 3 cutting techniques and their uses. Chopping, dicing and mincing. In a nutshell, chopped pieces of a given food are larger than diced pieces, and minced pieces are smaller and more irregularly shaped than diced pieces. The definitions of each are as follows: Chop: to cut into smaller pieces Dice: to cut food into small cubes Mince: to chop food into extremely …