Of all the food colorings that were produced, red is the most unusual for me. When I think of red food coloring I think of a red velvet cake, sweet hummingbird food, and Valentine’s day treats. I don’t think of insects. Cochineal is the red coloring produced from the manufacture or process of the Cochineal …
Saffron is used to both flavor and color a dish. Yellow food coloring is easily made through the use of saffron, and different shades of yellow uses different strength, or a mixture of saffron and other other colors. These authentic food color recipes come from The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-Cook and Baker, first issue published in …
Green food coloring is important in confectionery work, as with all the other colorings. There are many different ways to make a greed food coloring using vegetables and other ingredients. These authentic food color recipes come from The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-Cook and Baker. Sap Green This is prepared from the fruit of the buckthorn, and …
Ratafias are flavored liqueurs made of sweetened, infused spirits. They were used in confectionery and pastry, and came in different colors and flavors. From Wikipedia: Ratafia is a term used for two types of sweet alcoholic beverage, either a fortified wine or a fruit-based beverage. The latter type is a liqueur or cordial flavored with …
The 1911 copy of Royal Baker and Pastry Cook included a recipe for chocolate cakes baked in patty pans. Of course, since the recipe book is published by a baking powder company, baking powder is the most important ingredient. My copy included a small flyer, Facts Worth Knowing, describing the differences in the different baking …
Patty-pans, patty pans – Cups used for baking, usually paper. Items used to bake in them: muffins, cakes, quick breads, etc. Also made of other materials such as tin. Other Links for Patty Pan History: This link shows a selection from the Patty Pan collection in the La Trobe Collection, State Library of Victoria, black …
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