ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:35:51 +0000Tropical Dessertshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82347/tropical-desserts "What is your idea on the perfect tropical dessert ? "threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:14 +0000ArriTue, 30 Sep 2014 15:15:14 +0000#1168968Looking for packaging advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82307/looking-for-packaging-advice "I manage my grandparents bakery in Idaho Falls. I'm looking to expand into the internet..."threadFri, 26 Sep 2014 21:00:19 +0000BenBorsikFri, 26 Sep 2014 21:00:19 +0000#1167829Need advice on a commercial mixerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82272/need-advice-on-a-commercial-mixer "Hello there. This is my first post here, although I have read through some of the..."threadMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:10:12 +0000fallon01Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:10:12 +0000#1166733Need Help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82250/need-help "Hi, I'm moving to a new dorm but there is no oven for me to bake.   Could you please..."threadSat, 20 Sep 2014 09:34:44 +0000WatanSat, 20 Sep 2014 09:34:44 +0000#1166251white chocolate sauce?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82223/white-chocolate-sauce "Anyone with a good recipe for a white chocolate sauce? the color should be as white as..."threadWed, 17 Sep 2014 18:48:00 +0000FoodbylindaWed, 17 Sep 2014 18:48:00 +0000#1165652Want to make this momofuku inspired cookie dough chocolate cake for a birthday tonight, will it be too time consuming?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82221/want-to-make-this-momofuku-inspired-cookie-dough-chocolate-cake-for-a-birthday-tonight-will-it-be-too-time-consuming "This cake looks SO delicious. I want to make it for a birthday party this evening. Do..."threadWed, 17 Sep 2014 17:11:58 +0000raykozzzWed, 17 Sep 2014 17:11:58 +0000#1165629Macarons: Which Method Do You Use?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82182/macarons-which-method-do-you-use "I am aware that this is an ongoing debate among macaron diehards, but I'd like to see..."threadMon, 15 Sep 2014 03:07:53 +0000CocoanutMon, 15 Sep 2014 03:07:53 +0000#1164765Meringue cookies baking right now... getting chewy and stickyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82169/meringue-cookies-baking-right-now-getting-chewy-and-sticky "Hi all!   I'm attempting meringue cookies for the first time, thought I would share..."threadSun, 14 Sep 2014 05:09:09 +0000ZapoTeXSun, 14 Sep 2014 05:09:09 +0000#1164492Cake Frosting gone wrong!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82165/cake-frosting-gone-wrong "So I frosted my cake this morning, but I had never heard of a crumb coat until now. My..."threadSun, 14 Sep 2014 01:45:29 +0000blacklinerSun, 14 Sep 2014 01:45:29 +0000#1164451should i go to culinary schoolhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82151/should-i-go-to-culinary-school "hi im a senior in high school and i want to go into the pastry industry after high..."threadFri, 12 Sep 2014 22:31:21 +0000sweetendingsFri, 12 Sep 2014 22:31:21 +0000#1164212Delicious snow skin mooncakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82123/delicious-snow-skin-mooncake "The traditional mooncake is too sweet to be tasted. I don't like it. What's lucky that..."threadThu, 11 Sep 2014 03:01:46 +0000CookistThu, 11 Sep 2014 03:01:46 +0000#1163566What am I doing wrong with my pie dough?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82111/what-am-i-doing-wrong-with-my-pie-dough "Hey something wrong with my pie dough. I make it with 2 cups flour, 3/4 cup cold..."threadWed, 10 Sep 2014 17:52:10 +0000NativedudeWed, 10 Sep 2014 17:52:10 +0000#1163405I'm going to eat dirt!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82030/im-going-to-eat-dirt "Don't have any children, but I imagine a cake like this would appeal to some..."threadThu, 04 Sep 2014 03:46:59 +0000teamfatThu, 04 Sep 2014 03:46:59 +0000#1161726What is exactly a "cremeux"?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81992/what-is-exactly-a-cremeux "I have recently watched a French Pastry Competition and many of the contestants were..."threadMon, 01 Sep 2014 18:12:46 +0000EvelyneMon, 01 Sep 2014 18:12:46 +0000#1160876How do i make this cake. Calling all experts:- http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81971/how-do-i-make-this-cake-calling-all-experts "   Can someone suggest on how to make the golden parts of the cake.  "threadSat, 30 Aug 2014 07:26:54 +0000arahul001Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:26:54 +0000#1160289My enriched, yeasted dough keeps getting infected. Please help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81956/my-enriched-yeasted-dough-keeps-getting-infected-please-help "Hello,   I make LiÈge waffles, a type of sweet and yeasted waffle. Two years ago I..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 15:53:52 +0000EstebanThu, 28 Aug 2014 15:53:52 +0000#1159894Chocolate Chip Cookie emergency http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81945/chocolate-chip-cookie-emergency "Hi all! I was in a rush this morning and thought I would throw together some cookie..."threadWed, 27 Aug 2014 14:25:48 +0000jgibrianoWed, 27 Aug 2014 14:25:48 +0000#1159600help with a castle cakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81922/help-with-a-castle-cake "Hey everyone. i am making my first ever castle cake this weekend.  i am needing cake..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 01:21:48 +0000miss-ceeMon, 25 Aug 2014 01:21:48 +0000#1158870Chocolate Ruffleshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81916/chocolate-ruffles "Gday,   Ive been asked to make a birthday cake for a friend and ive chosen for a..."threadSun, 24 Aug 2014 15:16:49 +0000VigilantSun, 24 Aug 2014 15:16:49 +0000#1158609timing key lime piehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81860/timing-key-lime-pie "I'm making key lime pie for dessert for dinner tomorrow evening. Can I make this the..."threadThu, 21 Aug 2014 17:21:46 +0000MezzalunaThu, 21 Aug 2014 17:21:46 +0000#1157791All Things Cobblerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81840/all-things-cobbler "So....... I made my very first cobbler. I usually go for pies (Especially Sweet..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:51 +0000IamSaraiWed, 20 Aug 2014 17:31:51 +0000#1157424Day old donuts in cookie recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81831/day-old-donuts-in-cookie-recipe "There is a bakery in our town that uses day old donuts in their oatmeal cookies but I..."threadTue, 19 Aug 2014 21:59:48 +0000mom244nowTue, 19 Aug 2014 21:59:48 +0000#1157084Which method do you use to cool caramel for crem caramel?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81806/which-method-do-you-use-to-cool-caramel-for-crem-caramel "Some just pour the hot caramel direct into the ramekin. Some dip the bottom of the hot..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 14:51:28 +0000tiemuSun, 17 Aug 2014 14:51:28 +0000#1156401A customer paid for a picture of each desert on tonights' menu, twice!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81799/a-customer-paid-for-a-picture-of-each-desert-on-tonights-menu-twice "Beignet,A member called and wanted to order one of each dessert on the menu tonight,..."threadSat, 16 Aug 2014 04:06:47 +0000SandSquidSat, 16 Aug 2014 04:06:47 +0000#1156080A few things from "work"http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81787/a-few-things-from-work "I few days before he left, one of my favorite Chef/Instructor's pulled me aside and..."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 02:27:12 +0000SandSquidFri, 15 Aug 2014 02:27:12 +0000#1155848Method to add cream cheese to Italian meringue?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81782/method-to-add-cream-cheese-to-italian-meringue "Sorry if I posted this twice but I think I might have posted the first one in the wrong..."threadThu, 14 Aug 2014 00:15:16 +0000bill123Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:15:16 +0000#1155594Basic tools for a homecooking pastry cook http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81761/basic-tools-for-a-homecooking-pastry-cook "Hi, I would like to buy some pastry tools for my fiance. She loves cooking and baking..."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 07:40:51 +0000MorignusMon, 11 Aug 2014 07:40:51 +0000#1154771Nestle's Chocobakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81748/nestles-chocobake "I have been calling all stores in my local and 'nearby' stores in the State of Maine..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 14:47:49 +0000CamsNanSat, 09 Aug 2014 14:47:49 +0000#1154087PETITS POTS DE CHOCOLAT A'L'ORANGEhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81747/petits-pots-de-chocolat-alorange "You could call this Chocolate Orange Cream, Its Very Rich, Very Delicious and Very Easy..."threadSat, 09 Aug 2014 14:30:32 +0000choclatemeltSat, 09 Aug 2014 14:30:32 +0000#1154083Cornish Pasty questionshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81743/cornish-pasty-questions "May I get some weigh-in on any recommendations for mass quantity cornish pasty making?..."threadFri, 08 Aug 2014 16:12:25 +0000LLoyerFri, 08 Aug 2014 16:12:25 +0000#1153861Brown Pie Pastryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81731/brown-pie-pastry "I know, I know - it's a strange request.  I'm looking for ideas on how to make my pie..."threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 23:08:10 +0000YzzzubThu, 07 Aug 2014 23:08:10 +0000#1153661Pie crust trimmingshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81729/pie-crust-trimmings "How long (and temp) should I bake pie crust trimmings?"threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 20:14:21 +0000bubbamomThu, 07 Aug 2014 20:14:21 +0000#1153625Dumpling doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81707/dumpling-dough "I want to serve a steamed dessert dumpling come fall. I have tested some plain dough..."threadTue, 05 Aug 2014 16:25:12 +0000robertpastryTue, 05 Aug 2014 16:25:12 +0000#1153070Looking for recipeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81699/looking-for-recipes "Specifically, looking for a large batch production recipe of a corn-olive oil cake..."threadTue, 05 Aug 2014 01:47:24 +0000SomedayTue, 05 Aug 2014 01:47:24 +0000#1152881question about a convection ovenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81669/question-about-a-convection-oven "Today I ordered this oven range it has a convection oven. I figured a convection oven..."threadSat, 02 Aug 2014 21:56:31 +0000niko1227Sat, 02 Aug 2014 21:56:31 +0000#1152295Brulee Topping sugars... what's your opinion?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81666/brulee-topping-sugars-whats-your-opinion "I've always used regular granulated white sugar when caramelizing my brulees however, I..."threadSat, 02 Aug 2014 21:00:16 +0000JsPlaffySat, 02 Aug 2014 21:00:16 +0000#1152284doughnut productionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81642/doughnut-production "Good day, I run a confectionery  industry. I will like to venture into doughnut..."threadThu, 31 Jul 2014 14:46:25 +0000HennieThu, 31 Jul 2014 14:46:25 +0000#1151622HELP - GougÈre Disasterhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81600/help-goug-re-disaster "So, I am beginning to think I am jinxed with cooking right now.  Nothing is working...."threadMon, 28 Jul 2014 20:52:29 +0000kimmitMon, 28 Jul 2014 20:52:29 +0000#1150814Muffin helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81593/muffin-help "Hey guys i need some weird and wacky muffin flavours i have the muffin base done just..."threadMon, 28 Jul 2014 02:37:19 +0000Ethan-thomasMon, 28 Jul 2014 02:37:19 +0000#1150530Levain Helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81552/levain-help "[/S. I am new to making levain, it was feeling and smelling amazing until the..."threadThu, 24 Jul 2014 18:20:44 +0000HanneloreThu, 24 Jul 2014 18:20:44 +0000#1149595catchy bakery name is neededhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81548/catchy-bakery-name-is-needed "The money is especially is in the wedding cakes and I have few amazing designs i drew..."threadThu, 24 Jul 2014 14:51:22 +0000Stella EddyThu, 24 Jul 2014 14:51:22 +0000#1149553My meringues always end up flat, brown and chewy. Any ideas why?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81544/my-meringues-always-end-up-flat-brown-and-chewy-any-ideas-why "I've tried several different recipes for Pavlovas and meringues from reputable..."threadThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:44:27 +0000tiemuThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:44:27 +0000#11494746 T Cookie Doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81522/6-t-cookie-dough "I usually make chocolate chip cookies with a 3 T scoop.  My husband wanted really big..."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 13:13:25 +0000natalieraeTue, 22 Jul 2014 13:13:25 +0000#1148949Baking With Natural Brown Sugarhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81459/baking-with-natural-brown-sugar "Hi All,   Due to the amount of chemicals, I no longer consume white sugar. I have..."threadWed, 16 Jul 2014 09:18:06 +0000IamSaraiWed, 16 Jul 2014 09:18:06 +0000#1147342Cupcake Formula Dozen Breakdownhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81452/cupcake-formula-dozen-breakdown "Hello,   I get commissions mostly for cupcakes and cakes by word of mouth currently...."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 18:53:31 +0000EdibaublesTue, 15 Jul 2014 18:53:31 +0000#1147118Need advice for using a tarte ringhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81445/need-advice-for-using-a-tarte-ring "The recipe I'll be following is for the Alsatian Apple Tarte on page 186 of Peterson's..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 02:11:27 +0000kokopuffsTue, 15 Jul 2014 02:11:27 +0000#1146924Liquid egg in cakes - do I need to whisk ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81438/liquid-egg-in-cakes-do-i-need-to-whisk "Good evening all. I run my own small bakery producing farmhouse loaf cakes. I have..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 18:54:10 +0000confusedofaxeMon, 14 Jul 2014 18:54:10 +0000#1146805Cherry pie & blueberry clafoutishttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81415/cherry-pie-blueberry-clafoutis "Cherry pie & blueberry clafoutis   Pastry; making you own pastry by hand is such fun..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 11:49:55 +0000ChrisBelgiumSat, 12 Jul 2014 11:49:55 +0000#1146264Flavored Yeast Doughnuts?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81375/flavored-yeast-doughnuts "I am really into Doughnuts and follow just about every doughnut shop in the country. I..."threadTue, 08 Jul 2014 19:07:35 +0000paynekjTue, 08 Jul 2014 19:07:35 +0000#1145202RE: Freezing Cookieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81374/re-freezing-cookies "Hi all you pastry chefs out there:  I need your input.  I am preparing pastries and..."threadTue, 08 Jul 2014 16:47:16 +0000lbruckmanTue, 08 Jul 2014 16:47:16 +0000#1145142