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Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 05-20-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,989
Posted By auzzi
Balsamic is beautiful in Chocolate cakes!

Balsamic is beautiful in Chocolate cakes!
Forum: Candies and Chocolates 12-07-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,940
Posted By auzzi
Originally, the definition of shortening was...

Originally, the definition of shortening was either a solid fat or a liquid oil, which could be either animal or vegetable in origin. Shortenings include butter, margarine, vegetable oils, processed...
Forum: General Cooking 11-01-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,798
Posted By auzzi
In Pan di Spagna, you can substitute cornstarch...

In Pan di Spagna, you can substitute cornstarch for the potato starch. It's approximately the same.

1. Potato starch is the starch extracted from potato: potato flour is cooked, dried & powdered...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 10-02-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,623
Posted By auzzi
pouring 1:1 semi-sweet to whipping cream weight...

pouring
1:1 semi-sweet to whipping cream weight to weight with at least 52% cocoa
icing
2:1 semi-sweet to whipping cream weight to weight with at least 52% cocoa
3:1 milk to whipping cream...
Forum: General Cooking 10-02-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,577
Posted By auzzi
Bleached cake flours are especially formulated to...

Bleached cake flours are especially formulated to absorb high levels of sugar, eggs and water/milk. This produces a fine crumbed, higher-rising, lighter cake than one made with all-purpose.
...
Forum: Appliances 09-25-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By auzzi
>>> I keep aluminum foil on the bottom of my oven...

>>> I keep aluminum foil on the bottom of my oven to keep it clean<<<

It voids your warranty. Every oven manufacturer specifically advises against it. Foil traps heat or will cause "melting",...
Forum: General Cooking 09-25-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,405
Posted By auzzi
Temperature way-y-y too hot. 4 egg whites ...

Temperature way-y-y too hot.

4 egg whites
220g caster sugar
Preheat oven to 150°C/Gas Mark 2.
Beat egg whites on low speed, until the eggs are foamy and starting to bubble. Increase speed to...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 08-12-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,107
Posted By auzzi
1. puree will "dense" up the ccakes 2. use...

1. puree will "dense" up the ccakes

2. use two whole eggs: the 2 egg whites don't provide enough structure of the batter with puree

3. add another teaspoon of baking powder: the batter with...
Forum: General Cooking 08-06-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 19,586
Posted By auzzi
Cook's Thesaurus is incomplete: Two...

Cook's Thesaurus is incomplete:

Two variants of chickpea (Cicer arietinum):
* Desi is the Indian variant with small, darker seeds and a rough coat. Bengal gram or kala chana is cultivated mostly...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 07-11-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,522
Posted By auzzi
Loose Translation: 375g/13oz courgettes [2 cups...

Loose Translation:
375g/13oz courgettes [2 cups zucchini]
1/2 tsp curry powder
1 fresh red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
2 spring onions, finely chopped
1/2...
Forum: Cookbooks, Software etc. 07-11-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,667
Posted By auzzi
The trouble with "thinking geeks" is that they...

The trouble with "thinking geeks" is that they can mistake cooking/baking for pure science, disregarding the artistic flair, and pure leaps of faith that the process can involve ..
Forum: General Cooking 07-11-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,697
Posted By auzzi
Try besan [roasted chickpea flour]. On the packet...

Try besan [roasted chickpea flour]. On the packet I have, it has a recipe for fish dipped in besan and pan fried.
Forum: General Cooking 07-11-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,593
Posted By auzzi
Starch is insoluble in cold water. When placed in...

Starch is insoluble in cold water. When placed in warm water, the starch absorbs water, swelling in size and causes the liquid to thicken.
Forum: General Cooking 07-11-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,239
Posted By auzzi
1. give the generic cake mixes a miss .. try...

1. give the generic cake mixes a miss .. try using Greens Traditional Cake Mix Golden Butter to start off with ..

2. standard simple AU buttercake:
125g butter
3/4 c caster sugar
2 eggs
1 ts...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 04-05-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,294
Posted By auzzi
my friends are asking me to make them cakes too ...

my friends are asking me to make them cakes too

Are you "legal" ? If you sell cakes, it is usually required that you be registered as a business, be insured etc etc .. You better find out before...
Forum: Substitutions 03-15-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,015
Posted By auzzi
If it is a "non-wheat" substitution because of...

If it is a "non-wheat" substitution because of gluten, then neither oat or barley flour will replace any named GF flours.
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 10-29-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,221
Posted By auzzi
Red Velvet Cake Recipes

Red Velvet Cake Recipes (http://tafkac.org/food/two-fifty/red_velvet_cake_recipes.html)
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 11-28-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,806
Posted By auzzi
texas girl seems to be thinking of Poured Fondant...

texas girl seems to be thinking of Poured Fondant which is a smooth cooked cake covering.

The cake covering used above is Rolled Fondant, an uncooked sugarpaste, that is "ready to roll" eg Satin...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 05-05-2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,667
Posted By auzzi
CHEESE AND WHIPPING CREAM CAKE♦ ...

CHEESE AND WHIPPING CREAM CAKE♦
(KÄSE-SAHNETORTE)
CAKE:
3 eggs (separated)
2 tablespoons cold water
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
1/3 cup...
Forum: General Cooking 05-05-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By auzzi
Kisel/Kissel consists of a sweetened juice or...

Kisel/Kissel consists of a sweetened juice or milk, thickened with arrowroot, cornstarch, potato flour* rye, wheaten or oatmeal flour

Historical Information plus recipes: Moscow Restaurant Guide...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 03-12-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By auzzi
Same name - different recipes .. Lazy Daisy...

Same name - different recipes ..

Lazy Daisy Cake
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 eggs
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 02-22-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By auzzi
Search 1. "celiac" as well as "coeliac" 2....

Search
1. "celiac" as well as "coeliac"
2. GF
3. gluten-free
[note: wheat-free is not the same as gluten-free because some other grains have proteins so similar to gluten that they cause an...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 02-22-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,157
Posted By auzzi
Try this one from a NZ cake site: versatile...

Try this one from a NZ cake site:
versatile butter cake
125grams of softened butter
2/3 cup of caster sugar
2 eggs (lightly beaten)
1 tsp Vanilla Essence
2 cups Self Raising Flour
2/3 cup...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 02-22-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,519
Posted By auzzi
Fill cupcake papers/moulds 1. 1/2 full for...

Fill cupcake papers/moulds
1. 1/2 full for "flat" top
2. 2/3 - 3/4 full for domes
3. nearly full for "mushroom" tops

The structure for the cupcake depends on the density of the batter: eg a...
Forum: Substitutions 02-22-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,224
Posted By auzzi
I don't know how helpful this will be to your...

I don't know how helpful this will be to your understanding - the recipe seems to be quite a good biscuit[cookie] recipe ..

Creaming the butter and sugar develops air cells in the batter, which...
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