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five different baking tools and their uses

Hi everyone today I will be talking about different Baking tools and what their uses are. Now if you want to make the best baked goods, there are some important items you might want to consider buying that will greatly improve the outcome of your recipes.

Measuring tools- Spoons, cups, bowls. Measuring tools come in a range of different sizes and different materials its important that you have a set. You will need them to measure out your wet and dry ingredients.

Parchment paper- This baking tool has a number of different uses. You can line your baking tins to keep your baked goods from sticking.

Rubber spatulas- Like parchment paper this tool also has many uses. You can use it to scrape bowls so every last bit of cake mixture goes into your baking tin not your sink. You can also use a Rubber spatula for folding in your more delicate ingredients.

Whisk- Different shape whisks have different uses, which not many actually know. A balloon whisk is good for when you have to deal with lots of…

How to segment a orange

Hi everyone today I will be telling you how to segment a orange, now you might ask what does segmenting does well it removes all of the bitter white pith, and you can also use this technique to segment too. Oranges are great in salads or desserts, or accompanied with rich meats such as duck.

The Things you will need are
 1 orange  1 sharp paring knife or a small knife.
Step 1-Using your sharp knife, carefully slice off the top and the bottom of the orange.

Step 2- using even downward strokes, slice the skin away from the flesh and get rid of all the rubbish.

Step 3- Next remove any remaining white pith that is left.

Step 4- Lastly cut between the membranes to segment the orange, retaining any juices

Kitchen knives and there uses

Hi everyone in this post ill be talking about Kitchen Knives. Ill be telling you what each knive is and what it is called. I will also be telling you about what the uses of each knive is.

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A Chefs knive- A Chefs knive is the most commonly used knive. It is used for chopping, slicing, precision cutting, crushing and carving. The most commonly used size is 25cm however u can get smaller versions of the chefs knive.

A Paring Knive- This small knive which has a blade about 7cm long has many uses. It can be used for peeling and trimming, cutting and turning, garnishes and creative work, which includes fruit and vegetable carving.

A Palette Knive- The palette knive is also known as a spatula it is neither sharp nor generally used for cutting. There are two forms: one is a straight broad blade with a rou…

How to make Baked rice pudding

Hi everyone today I will be telling you how to make Baked rice pudding, Rice pudding is also called pouding de riz which in English basically translates as rice powder. Now this recipe doesn't require many ingredients but does take quite awhile to cook. This recipe will make 4 portions.

Ingredients you will need
Rice, short or whole grain            50gSugar, caster or unrefined           50gMilk (whole, semi skimmed or skimmed)  0.5 litres Butter or margarine                     10gVanilla essence                            2-3 dropsGrated nutmeg
Step 1- Wash the rice and place it in a pie dish or individual dishes.

Step 2-Add the sugar and milk, and mix well.

Step 3-Add the butter, vanilla essence and nutmeg.

Step 4- Place on a baking sheet; clean the rim of the pie dish.

Step 5- Bake at 180-200oC, until the milk starts simmering.

Step 6-Reduce the heat and allow the pudding to cook slowly, allowing 1 1/2-2 hours in all (less time for individual dishes).