• keys to good cooking
    Books,  Food,  Lifestyle

    Keys to Good Cooking

    It’s been a while since I posted a book review. It’s not because I haven’t come across great reads. On the contrary, I’ve come across more than enough good books to post on here. Most of my time has been spent in the kitchen baking and trying out new recipes. Yesterday we tried making pizza. Let me tell you, it was a long process and this was without making the sauce from scratch. It wasn’t the best tasting pizza but not the worst either which is why I won’t post any recipe for it. But this is what learning is all about, right?  We also made pigs in a blanket…

  • Food,  Sweets

    Kneading Dough

    Making bread for the first time was a long process. It took approximately 5 hours to make two loaves of bread. A big and important part of the process is kneading the dough. If you can’t knead the dough, you will never make the bread. This was my second time kneading dough and thankfully it was quick and easy. The first time I kneaded dough, I was following a video of Julia Child. However, the instructional video didn’t work out for me. I took longer than I was supposed to in kneading the dough and just gave up making anything. It just kept sticking to my hands and the surface.…

  • Food

    The Fireside Cook Book

    Ever found a book that stood out to you because it was out of date? Well this book was definitely one of them. The Fireside Cook Book was published in 2008 but it’s such a fascinating cook book. Elias gave it to me as a gift and I just love it. At first I thought, it’s just another cook book. But it stands out to me more than other cook books.

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