Irani Cafes are Not Yet History
While cities like Rome, Venice, Paris and New York have vibrant café culture, Mumbai too boasts of its unique Irani bakery/café culture. The cafes and eateries set up by immigrants who came to India from Iran have popularised food products that was not heard of in India till th... Read More
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Sweet Business of Dark Delights
Whether it is the Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion, chocolates are sure to win over the hearts of the recipients. As a gifting option chocolates take the cake! Chocolate comfo... Read More
Flour Analysis for Bakery Operations
The pre-eminence of wheat in the production of bread, small baked products and fine pastry is based upon its gluten formation capabilities. Wheat gluten is formed from the flour protein su... Read More
Fruits and Nuts in Bakery
The role of fruits, dry fruits and nuts in bakeries is difficult to overemphasise. Walnuts, pecan nuts, hazelnuts, almonds, cashew nuts (cashew nuts are actually seed, scientifically speakin... Read More
Ragi is Right for Bakeries
Ragi or finger millet is native to the Ethiopian and Ugandan highlands. It arrived in India around 2000 BC. Ragi is a drought tolerant crop, though a moderate rainfall is conducive to its c... Read More