What it takes to become a pastry chef in today's exciting culinary arts world -- with inspiration and insight from the pros.
Cooks use a measuring spoon to measure the particular amount of dry or liquid ingredient required by the recipe. Measuring spoons can be made of different materials, such as metal, plastic, etc. They come in a variety of sizes, and the most commonly used ones are the teaspoon and tablespoon.
The Garfield Xtreme Cake Kit feature three dimensional artwork and comes alive with animation: Garfield dances as candles flicker and Happy Birthday moves up and down. When the cake is long gone, these vibrant attention getters can be used as a mouse pad, binder cover, or locker decoration.
An ice cream scoop is a special tool used to form rounded mounds from different frozen desserts. It comes with a comfortable rounded handle that makes it easy to cut through rock-hard ice cream, gelato, or sorbet right from the freezer and place it in various containers.
Le Pain Quotidien is a well-known chain specializing in honest seasonal foods and to-die-for baked goods. The first store was opened in Brussels when the chef became totally disillusioned with local bread. Alain Coumont started experimenting with different doughs and developed some techniques that are totally his signature.
It would be hard to find somebody on your list who doesn't like and appreciate a good sweet gift. We talked to many world-renowned bakers and top pastry chefs from restaurants, hotels, and their own shops to get recommendations for the most spectacular baked gifts this holiday season.