7 02, 2017

Going Organic?

The key with organic baking is finding the right substitutes. Organic products start with organic ingredients. But not just any organic ingredients -- they must be certified by the USDA National Organic Program (NOP), grown and processed with organic farming methods, and grown without synthetic pesticides, bio-engineered genes, petroleum-based fertilizers or sewage sludge-based fertilizers. [...]

17 11, 2016


Vanillin Also known as Vanilla imitation What is Vanillin? Vanillin is the predominant compound in vanilla that imparts pleasant aromatic flavor notes. It is an aldehyde that can replace vanilla extract, and is referred to as vanilla imitation. As the world’s most popular flavor, vanillin is used in beverages and food products [...]

15 10, 2015


Turmeric What is Turmeric? Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant—a member of the ginger family. Known as “Indian Saffron,” the root has a peppery, warm, bitter flavor with a ginger-orange aroma. Turmeric has been used for centuries as a herb and spice. Today it it is most well-known [...]

10 06, 2015

Artificial Preservatives

Artificial Preservatives What are Artificial Preservatives? Artificial preservatives are chemical additives that can slow down or restrict food deterioration that caused by microorganisms and oxidation reactions.1 So in the baking and food industry, they are used in baking extend to shelf-life and preserve quality characteristics during transport and commercialization. Three main kinds [...]

7 06, 2015

Cocoa Powder

Cocoa Powder Also known as dried cocoa or cacao What is Cocoa Powder? Cocoa powder is the fine ground brown powder obtained from the partially or completely defatted portion of cocoa liquor or mass of fermented cocoa beans.1 Commonly used in baking, cocoa powder adds chocolate flavor and a brownish to red [...]


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