Edible Flowers have played a vital part in our food experiences dating back to the times of the Greeks, Romans, and Ancient Chinese. Edible Flowers have been used in table decorations and as part of our meals. These flowers not only impact our visual and olfactory senses, but, are also used to tantalize our taste buds. The vibrant colors provided by flowers can be either visually subtle or brilliant in color, which can help to elevate or complete the presentation of your plate. In most cases, edible flowers are used to complement your food. One can simply place a Basil Blossom Flower or Kale Blue Flower on a dish or add sugar coated roses or pansies to desserts for additional flare, sprinkle tender buds in salad, laminate pastry sheets with colorful petals, or stuff whole blossoms with any fillings. The options are almost endless. (more…)
In France, it exists different types of French Breads. Breads are made from a flour mixture (wheat or other cereals), water and salt, fermented choice using baker’s yeast or leaven. There is a wide variety of breads that differ in their manufacturing recipes but also their shapes (rod, ball).
Worldwide, the Baguette is one of the typical symbols of France (and especially Paris) along with the wine , the beret or cheese.
From bread to biscuits, cookies to cakes, baking is the art of turning flour into delicious food. Flour finely milled wheat or other grains lends structure to baked goods, but different baked goods demand different structural supports. Choose the right flour for the right task and you’re a long way toward baking success. Choose the wrong flour and you’re courting trouble.