There are several ways to classify cheese: origin, production method, milk used, fermentation method, ageing process, etc. For those of us that aren't connoisseurs, cheese is limited to the few commercial or locally available varieties that are usually consumed along with other food items. There are various methods to making cheese. Depending upon the local … Continue reading Understanding Cheese
Fermentation, as explained earlier, is essential to the bread making process. Without it, your bread will lack flavor, texture and proportion. Fermentation in bread is slightly different from our common understanding because the process is shorter and therefore more dependent on the baker’s skill than natural progression. The fermentation process can be divided into two … Continue reading Bread Baking: Stages of Fermentation
Whey powder is one of the most widely consumed protein supplements. It is made from animal milk and is said to be the most natural of all protein powders. Whey has been a part of the India diet for centuries, and was made quite often at homes. Some people would even add it to their … Continue reading Cottage Cheese & Whey
For those of us that have grown up in communities that do not consider bread to be a staple, our understanding of it is restricted to the prepackaged, pre-sliced loaves that came into our lives as consumerism caught on. Although in India we have always had our bread in the form of pavs, rotis, poies and naans, packaged … Continue reading What Makes Bread Different?
On June 1st , 2017 President Donald Trump officially withdrew his support and participation in the Paris Climate Agreement, siding with officials in the White House who had argued that the agreement was a malicious threat to both the economy and American sovereignty. This agreement has been signed by over 200 countries in December 2015, … Continue reading Climate Change: America & Agriculture