A much coveted Raw Chocolate Starter Kit arrived in the post recently from Choc Chick. Having tried to make raw chocolates rather unsuccessfully last July, I was very keen to give them a second go with this kit which I’d heard was virtually guaranteed to work. I started a post about the health benefits of using raw cocoa powder instead of the more conventionally dutched powder over 18 months ago, but for some reason I didn’t finish it. But it is because of the additional antioxidants that are found in raw chocolate, that I am so keen to get this right.
When it comes to baking, are you never quite sure what flour you should use? Would you like to bake with healthier flours, but you’re not really sure where to start? This post should give you a bit more idea as to some of the flours you can use. Plus how to start baking with wholegrain flours.
Why it’s important to buy and use whole foods where you can. If you want to prepare and eat good food, ingredients are the key. This is especially true when it comes to baking. Here you’ll find a guide to some of those baking basics.