ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:44:38 +0000Help to name my re-invented bakery!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/80369/help-to-name-my-re-invented-bakery "Hi Everyone!   I'm in the process of a major transformation of my existing bakery..."threadMon, 14 Apr 2014 20:39:14 +0000theillromanescoMon, 14 Apr 2014 20:39:14 +0000#1117285Lined or unlined bannetons first?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/80367/lined-or-unlined-bannetons-first "I'm looking to get a few proofing baskets stuck between non-removable lined baskets..."threadMon, 14 Apr 2014 15:50:29 +0000SandSquidMon, 14 Apr 2014 15:50:29 +0000#1117197Use of trim-off dough ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/80309/use-of-trim-off-dough "When making tart , puff pastry and croissant, there is alway a lot of trim-off dough..."threadWed, 09 Apr 2014 13:35:25 +0000iankieWed, 09 Apr 2014 13:35:25 +0000#1115343advice on fondanthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80293/advice-on-fondant "Am newbie with full covered fondant cake ive only done detail work with fondant any..."threadTue, 08 Apr 2014 05:14:28 +0000JuanaTue, 08 Apr 2014 05:14:28 +0000#1114841Red Velvet Cake!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/80218/red-velvet-cake "Does anybody have a great recipe for red velvet cake?"threadThu, 03 Apr 2014 06:43:03 +0000SoulChef14Thu, 03 Apr 2014 06:43:03 +0000#1113007flour conversionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80212/flour-conversion "i have my husband's mother's cookbook. i want to make him a cake but all her recipes..."threadWed, 02 Apr 2014 16:34:01 +0000arlene67Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:34:01 +0000#1112854Croquembouche Caramel Too Crunchyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80169/croquembouche-caramel-too-crunchy "Hi Everyone - long time since I have been on here.  I have just made a batch of Tuiles..."threadSat, 29 Mar 2014 21:00:46 +0000kimmitSat, 29 Mar 2014 21:00:46 +0000#1111613Today's tartes all hot outta' the oven!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/80104/todays-tartes-all-hot-outta-the-oven "         The smaller tartes were baked using 4-inch brioche nonstick brioche..."threadTue, 25 Mar 2014 16:40:58 +0000kokopuffsTue, 25 Mar 2014 16:40:58 +0000#1109437Quick bit of help neededhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80064/quick-bit-of-help-needed "Quick bit of help if you don't mind? Going to my mums tomorrow and am serving her a..."threadSat, 22 Mar 2014 10:04:47 +0000GoldilocksSat, 22 Mar 2014 10:04:47 +0000#1107954almond flour...ideas?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/80043/almond-flour-ideas "Any ideas on what to make with almond flour, other than cookies? Regarding chocolate..."threadFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:25:10 +0000Cookie2545Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:25:10 +0000#1107407eggs in these measurementshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80041/eggs-in-these-measurements "Could you please explain what exactly is a 'teaspoon/tablespoon of egg?" And how..."threadFri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000Cookie2545Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000#1107402bleached vs. unbleached flourhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80010/bleached-vs-unbleached-flour "Hello everyone! I just started baking the last year or so and I find it very relaxing..."threadTue, 18 Mar 2014 22:24:59 +0000Cookie2545Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:24:59 +0000#1106593need advice to change something about a recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/80005/need-advice-to-change-something-about-a-recipe "I found a healthy pancake recipe in a WebMD magazine. I tried making it today and I..."threadTue, 18 Mar 2014 18:10:46 +0000itsonlystuffingTue, 18 Mar 2014 18:10:46 +0000#1106464Need a killer blueberry muffin recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79995/need-a-killer-blueberry-muffin-recipe "I've tried literally dozens of recipes and they are usually too sweet or cake-like or..."threadTue, 18 Mar 2014 11:46:09 +0000CapeCodChefTue, 18 Mar 2014 11:46:09 +0000#1106276Cheesecake help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79925/cheesecake-help "I volunteered to make a cheesecake for a fundraiser.  It's a pretty standard 1.5lb..."threadThu, 13 Mar 2014 05:22:32 +0000CorenThu, 13 Mar 2014 05:22:32 +0000#1103554Food Costshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79912/food-costs "Hi All,   I am a relatively new cookie business.  I am trying to cut down on my food..."threadWed, 12 Mar 2014 00:58:28 +0000Molliebs12Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:58:28 +0000#1103033UNEVEN CRUST ON BRIOCHE BUNhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79905/uneven-crust-on-brioche-bun "ON THE COOLING  PROCESS AFTER BAKING THE BRIOCHE BUN AND ROSEMARY GARLIC FOCACCIA TE..."threadTue, 11 Mar 2014 19:31:42 +0000RicalifaTue, 11 Mar 2014 19:31:42 +0000#1102877not macaronshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79898/not-macarons "Who out there is familiar with the Lambeth method of cake art? I know of at least one..."threadTue, 11 Mar 2014 13:53:27 +0000flipflopgirlTue, 11 Mar 2014 13:53:27 +0000#1102748Shoku Pan - Japanese White Sandwich Breadhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79868/shoku-pan-japanese-white-sandwich-bread "Anyone been making bread this way? "threadSat, 08 Mar 2014 04:13:10 +0000MichaelGASat, 08 Mar 2014 04:13:10 +0000#1100621Chocolate Italian Butter cream frosting recipe, PLEASE?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79846/chocolate-italian-butter-cream-frosting-recipe-please "I want to make @BettyR's perfect homemade yellow cake with a Chocolate Italian Butter..."threadFri, 07 Mar 2014 01:09:38 +0000kaneohegirlinazFri, 07 Mar 2014 01:09:38 +0000#1100086Pierre Herme's buttercream recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79827/pierre-hermes-buttercream-recipe "I was reading a Opera cake recipe from Pierre's book. the coffee buttercream recipe is..."threadThu, 06 Mar 2014 09:40:04 +0000iankieThu, 06 Mar 2014 09:40:04 +0000#1099781New Australian baking bloghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79784/new-australian-baking-blog "Hi all I am new to this forum and look forward to getting to know you all more and see..."threadTue, 04 Mar 2014 10:06:52 +0000TwinandCoBakesTue, 04 Mar 2014 10:06:52 +0000#1098762self-saucing butterscotch cake?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79733/self-saucing-butterscotch-cake "Take the idea for a self-saucing chocolate cake (cocoa, sugar, and hot water poured on..."threadFri, 28 Feb 2014 15:36:17 +0000PowerdogFri, 28 Feb 2014 15:36:17 +0000#1096872Deck Oven Temperature http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79724/deck-oven-temperature "Hello, I really need some help! We are a cookie bakery, switching from convection to..."threadFri, 28 Feb 2014 03:34:09 +0000HananFri, 28 Feb 2014 03:34:09 +0000#1096743New to cake making: how to mix cake batter?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79710/new-to-cake-making-how-to-mix-cake-batter "Hey everyone, I'm very used to bread making, but making cakes is a new frontier for..."threadWed, 26 Feb 2014 21:22:09 +0000mtbfan101Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:22:09 +0000#1096403want to open an in the house Bakery http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79709/want-to-open-an-in-the-house-bakery "i have been baking in a camp for 4 summers i love to bake and love when everyone loves..."threadWed, 26 Feb 2014 19:30:30 +0000mommygmerWed, 26 Feb 2014 19:30:30 +0000#1096381Dots on macaron shellshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79698/dots-on-macaron-shells " I have encountered another problem with macarons (see picture) for some reason I have..."threadTue, 25 Feb 2014 19:58:08 +0000macaronTue, 25 Feb 2014 19:58:08 +0000#1096031Bread (1.2 kg) and apple tarte. Enjoy!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79676/bread-1-2-kg-and-apple-tarte-enjoy "                 "threadMon, 24 Feb 2014 19:31:50 +0000kokopuffsMon, 24 Feb 2014 19:31:50 +0000#1095578Vanilla Cake Recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79674/vanilla-cake-recipe "Hello everyone   So I really need to figure out how to make a moister vanilla cake. I..."threadMon, 24 Feb 2014 17:45:10 +0000ChefMNKMon, 24 Feb 2014 17:45:10 +0000#1095528Tart Ready for Blast Off.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79673/tart-ready-for-blast-off "By the time the central crown was created, I fatigued.  While the shell was prebaked,..."threadMon, 24 Feb 2014 17:34:54 +0000kokopuffsMon, 24 Feb 2014 17:34:54 +0000#1095513STARTING A FROZEN FOOD STOREhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79647/starting-a-frozen-food-store "There were so many good names suggested for a bakery, I was hoping someone have some..."threadSat, 22 Feb 2014 22:36:58 +0000slatsSat, 22 Feb 2014 22:36:58 +0000#1094873Quiche: Big Boss and Lil' Daisyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79603/quiche-big-boss-and-lil-daisy "                 Okay, note that in the fourth photo, the wall's..."threadThu, 20 Feb 2014 14:13:39 +0000kokopuffsThu, 20 Feb 2014 14:13:39 +0000#1094082Can you recommend a dough sheeter for pie baking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79587/can-you-recommend-a-dough-sheeter-for-pie-baking "I have read several threads about this and have some brand names, etc. but what I am..."threadWed, 19 Feb 2014 18:45:27 +0000missalicebWed, 19 Feb 2014 18:45:27 +0000#1093757I want one!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79584/i-want-one "This is so cool.... <a href="http://www.americancakedecorating.com/idea.html" target="_blank">http://www.americancakedecorating.com/idea.html</a>   mimi"threadWed, 19 Feb 2014 17:08:22 +0000flipflopgirlWed, 19 Feb 2014 17:08:22 +0000#1093698Airbrush Machine anyone?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79576/airbrush-machine-anyone "Wanted to ask what equipment everyone has for airbrushing.  Been wanting one for a..."threadWed, 19 Feb 2014 05:04:14 +0000MissyDWed, 19 Feb 2014 05:04:14 +0000#1093530HELP! Does coconut flour or almond flour rise?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79573/help-does-coconut-flour-or-almond-flour-rise "I want to make steamed buns, but I can't use regular flour, I need to use flour..."threadTue, 18 Feb 2014 22:46:18 +0000YukiCrossTue, 18 Feb 2014 22:46:18 +0000#1093490French Macarons- Driving me insane!! Please help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79549/french-macarons-driving-me-insane-please-help "Hi,   I recently started making macarons from scratch and I've tested multiple..."threadMon, 17 Feb 2014 17:05:29 +0000lynnthebakerMon, 17 Feb 2014 17:05:29 +0000#1092949Peach Cobblerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79502/peach-cobbler "I have decided to thicken my peach cobbler juice with condensed milk. How much milk..."threadThu, 13 Feb 2014 06:38:27 +0000TriniceThu, 13 Feb 2014 06:38:27 +0000#1091370My newest Matfer Quiche Pan with 2" tall sideshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79486/my-newest-matfer-quiche-pan-with-2-tall-sides "It's the bomb with those high sides, better that what the other producers like Norpro..."threadTue, 11 Feb 2014 20:06:19 +0000kokopuffsTue, 11 Feb 2014 20:06:19 +0000#1090856Bring the moisture content to 10% in cookieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79464/bring-the-moisture-content-to-10-in-cookies "I'm producing dog cookies and for a longer shelf life I need to bake and or dehydrate..."threadSun, 09 Feb 2014 13:48:57 +0000CookiyaSun, 09 Feb 2014 13:48:57 +0000#1090170Gluten free black forest cakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79460/gluten-free-black-forest-cake "I am an at home cook and baker. I've made plenty of cakes, pies, and cookies in my..."threadSun, 09 Feb 2014 00:39:35 +0000TeiglachSun, 09 Feb 2014 00:39:35 +0000#1090036lamington cakes that peaks in the centre.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79455/lamington-cakes-that-peaks-in-the-centre "~~Hallo I am from south Africa . I run a small bakery on the farm and I mainly bake..."threadSat, 08 Feb 2014 09:04:38 +0000AnniebpSat, 08 Feb 2014 09:04:38 +0000#1089834Do brands really make a difference?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79443/do-brands-really-make-a-difference "Before I get started, I'd like to say I ran a search on brands in this forum and found..."threadThu, 06 Feb 2014 22:39:55 +0000triddick1Thu, 06 Feb 2014 22:39:55 +0000#1089323Problem Cherry Clafoutishttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79420/problem-cherry-clafoutis "Wondering if anyone can help. First time I made it the outer edge rose up high but the..."threadWed, 05 Feb 2014 20:29:12 +0000EricGWed, 05 Feb 2014 20:29:12 +0000#1088877Kneaded Non-Knead Breadhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/79419/kneaded-non-knead-bread "many people are familiar with "No Knead Bread" - it's a concept similar to a "dump..."threadWed, 05 Feb 2014 20:15:05 +0000DillbertWed, 05 Feb 2014 20:15:05 +0000#1088870Macaron storage and maturing problem .. Help !!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/79407/macaron-storage-and-maturing-problem-help "Hi all the macaron bakers out there !!! I need help !! i have a question about macaron..."threadWed, 05 Feb 2014 05:12:26 +0000macaronWed, 05 Feb 2014 05:12:26 +0000#1088628