Category Archives for "Baking & Cooking"
Have you ever wanted to try sourdough baking but found it intimidating? Or have you, like me, tried sourdough baking methods … only to give up when you couldn’t keep up with the daily feeding, throwing away starter, and frequent baking? If you answered “yes” to any of these, then keep reading, because I’ve found […]Continue reading
What’s the appeal of marble cake? Visually, the swirls of chocolate ribbons intermingling with the rest of the yellow cake are interesting and fun. In terms of taste, marble cake is not overly sweet. It’s chocolatey but not overpowering. My kids and hubby love marble cake, which we often buy from Costco. But I’ve decided […]Continue reading
Ever since my DS was diagnosed with food allergies, we’ve been experimenting with various non-dairy “milks.” The options are many and, if you’re lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy, you needn’t feel deprived. In this post, I’m going to review two non-dairy alternatives from a company called Earth’s Own: Ryza Whole Grain Brown Rice Milk […]Continue reading
My DS developed a fascination for Angry Birds over summer and requested an Angry Birds themed cake for this fifth birthday. I thought that would be fun, so I’d been planning his cake for weeks. This is how it finally turned out: DS has eczema triggered by certain foods, so everything on this cake is […]Continue reading
In my ongoing search for good-tasting baked goods for my son, I ordered The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook by Cybele Pascal from Book Depository (it was also a good way to test this online bookstore, which offers free shipping to several countries in the world. Check it out.) Anyways, The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook promises recipes without […]Continue reading