Monthly Archives: April 2014

Seven Tips for Getting a Beautiful Wedding Cake, Not a Cake Wreck

Cake shops in toronto

Did you know that 3D printers can now be used to create ornate, sugar toppers for wedding cakes? This can be a unique and stylish way to dress up any confectionery dessert. For now, though, baking the actual cake will still require an experienced cake shop.

Are you getting married soon, and looking into potential custom made cakes for your big day? There are many factors you’re going to consider from the size of your cake, to the shape, to the design. Here are a few tips you should keep in mind so you get a beautiful cake, instead of pastry mush that’s seen better days.

Three Things to Look for in Wedding Cake Shops

  • Look for a bakery that has a commercial kitchen, insurance, an (more…)

16 Apr 2014

If You’re Planning a Party or Just Preparing a Snack, Consider Using Hummus


Are you hosting an upcoming party? Perhaps you are planning a Mediterranean meal this week or you just want a healthy snack. If either of these situations apply to you, you may want to consider various hummus dip recipes.

But what are hummus dips exactly? They are comprised of a mix of tahini (made from sesame seeds) chickpeas that have been pureed, salt, garlic, and lemon juice. The hummus may include other ingredients as well depending on the variety. Roasted garlic hummus dip and roasted red pepper hummus dip are examples of variations on the classic recipe.

As far as Guinness World Records go, the biggest hummus dish was made from two tons of tahini, eight tons of chickpeas that had been boiled, 154 pounds of olive (more…)

10 Apr 2014