Lesson #5 If only machines were as gentle as our fingers !

Scaling up a recipe can create quality defects that are not visible on bench or pilot plant. The cookies were beautiful and everyone was so excited about them. They ticked all the boxes. Plenty of chocolate pieces, lovely melt in the mouth texture, a balanced aroma of chocolate mixed in with vanilla and baked biscuitContinue reading “Lesson #5 If only machines were as gentle as our fingers !”

Best Food Films: A Touch of Spice

Sometimes unique ingredients can give a dish its signature and make the difference between a good dish and a great one. This film holds a very special place in my heart, as I recognise a lot of the food and the family idiosyncrasies, even some of the accents, of my father’s family in it. MyContinue reading “Best Food Films: A Touch of Spice”

“It’s only biscuits…”

Stories, lessons learnt, and hopefully a bit of inspiration for product developers and anyone who is passionate about food. I admit that I did not bake the biscuits in the picture, I chose this photo because having worked in the food industry as a food technologist, I have loved every minute of it. I haveContinue reading ““It’s only biscuits…””