A person who can cook is amazing, but however, a person who can bake is heaven-sent because “cooking is an art while baking is a science”. Baking is one of the cooking methods that enhances food’s flavor and reduces cooking time, hence someone who bakes will never be short of ready to eat edibles. The usual baked delicacies include cakes, biscuits, cookies, pies, bread and other culinary threats. So whether male or female, it’s a plus if you can bake and below are some of the benefits of baking.
BENEFITS OF BAKING
COOKING IS MEDITATIVE. Any activity which takes your whole attention – especially if it’s simple and repetitive – can have a calming, meditative quality. The process of weighing out butter and sugar requires the tranquillity of your mind.
BAKING STIMULATES THE SENSES. The feel of the flour, the sound of the blender, and of course the smell of the delectable final product – all these experiences stimulate the senses, which in turn increases feel-good endorphins. whisking eggs, beating and folding creates space in the mind, and eases negative thinking processes.
MAKES OTHER PEOPLE HAPPY. One of the best things about baking is that you can give away your creations and make other people feel happy – which in turn puts a smile on your face. It’s a win-win for you and the recipients of your generosity.
IT’S THERAPY. Baking Therapy has been known for years to relieve many symptoms of depression and anxiety.
WEALTH CREATION. You can grow rich out of baking. Some of the high earning businesses today are people who make pastries. Besides for every little celebrations, people will look for a cake maker.
With that, you need to know how to bake, what can be baked and how to achieve it. Have you been to an occasion and ate a cake and felt every nerve in your body soar or perhaps you crinkled at the bad taste and thought if only you had the skill, you would probably have had a much better pastry. The easy way out is to get baking lessons and below are some of the places you can go to, to acquire the skill:
The cooking school Uganda
( Located in Kisasi) The Cooking School of Uganda is one of the leading cookery schools in Africa offering inspirational cookery courses, customized spices, organic groceries and culinary literature at the hands of renowned professional chefs. With over 20 unique cookery course units to choose from, carefully designed to suit beginners as well as experienced home cooks. They will teach you to cook with hundreds of variations, support for imagination, passion and enjoyment. If you want to take your cookery skills to the next level, there is a cookery course for you. They offer Diploma and short courses and you can visit their page for more information. http://thecookingschooluganda.com
Home Baking Uganda
This specialises in cake decorating. The cake programme is flexible to meet your working schedules; classes run for two and half to three hours. They have also structured their course to meet those who are at different stages in cake making and decorating. According to Home Baking, if one is not so convinced about their knowledge on cake baking, they shouldn’t proceed with other stages as you will discover through their lessons. https://cakes-ug.blogspot.ug/?m=1
Baking Center Uganda located Rofra House, Ggaba Road, Kansanga Kampala. The classes focus on artistry, visual presentation, theory, method, and technique, giving you the knowledge required for a successful baking and cake decorating experience and career.They take pride in the quality of their courses, which are offered with great attention to the art and the science of cake & cake decorations/decorations. More information is at https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.yellow.ug/company/41165/baking-center-uganda&sa=U&ved=0ahUKEwj4_5Ld7JzXAhWEPRQKHfdmC9cQFggQMAI&usg=AOvVaw17RiTUHBrdT8xc5CZdSFJR
Heavenly cakes Located in kiwatule, Kampala specializes in Occasion cakes, wedding cakes, cupcakes, & desserts. . If you desire to eat your dreams in form of cake, these are the gods you need to rush to. They turn everything and anything imaginable into cake. That is; they give miraculous touches to cakes and that’s the same skill they will insert into you. You can find samples of their work at; https://m.facebook.com/Heavenly-Cakes
Cake studio Uganda at Buganda Road Flats. Like their name suggests, you’re lost in awe at greatness of their cakes and they offer several classes for the several levels. They strive to offer an innovative, effective, superior education in which students are equipped to achieve excellence in the baking and decorating arts.
City cakes at Equatorial mall. They are bent on making professional bakers out of anyone. They have several intakes throughout the year and at different intervals like day and evening. Go to their page for more details.https://m.facebook.com/citycakesug/
Something to note is that the classes focus on artistry, visual presentation, theory, method, and technique, giving you the knowledge required for a successful baking and cake decorating experience and career.
Even though now you have a list of several schools you can go to, to acquire the baking skill, there are a few more things you need to when selecting a baking school.
- Which school suits your needs.
- What do you hope to learn. Different schools though similar in nature offer different specialities.
- Can you afford the fees? Some schools are more expensive than others and so is the reverse. Choose a school that won’t stretch your budget.
- Do you hope to bake professionally or as just a supplement to your so many skills?
With that at the back of your mind. Here are a few baking tips
Buy an oven. In all that you do and think, the oven will be the ultimate gift for baking. Whichever your choice of oven, you gotta have one or else no baking.
Read the entire recipe. If you’re still not convinced, read it all over again until it sinks in.That way, ingredients, tools, and steps aren’t accidentally overlooked.
Make sure you have all the ingredients in the recipe all spread out before you. You don’t want to mix half things then end up with poor products.
Combine ingredients according to the recipe.
Proper measurements are a must if you want to get the best out of your baking.
Know Your Baking Cookware Equivalents. Different sizes, shapes, and types of bakeware exist for a reason: different recipes call for specific types of bakeware. While it may not seem that a metal cake pan versus a square glass dish should alter your baking in any way, experts claim that what you’re cooking in matters greatly.
Baking like any other skill when nurtured can become a talent. Maybe you haven’t decided what your talent is, why not try baking school for a change.