The Science Behind Baking Mouthwatering Chocolate Chip Cookies!

A freshly baked chocolate chip cookie is all you need to take your day from Nay to Yay. This palm-sized treat is a feast for the taste buds in its own right.

You might think that with all the different textures and finishes chocolate chip cookies come in today, there can’t be cookies that exactly satisfy everyone’s palette.

You’re wrong! Read more

Impressive Dessert Ideas For Special Occasions

Do you have a special day coming up? Maybe it’s your son’s birthday or your wedding anniversary. If you’re worrying about what dessert to create for an upcoming special occasion, we’ve got you covered!

Passionate bakers at Divine Specialties sat down together to brainstorm some creative ideas; here are some of our favorite picks: Read more

Fun Frozen Desserts For Summer

Summers calls for an icy-delight without breaking into a sweat, but how can one achieve the creamy thickness and the sweet melt-in-mouth flavor without using an oven? Be prepared to be amazed with the goodness of frozen desserts; now your taste buds can savor the rich taste without slaving over a hot oven. Here are some must-try frozen dessert recipes for you. Read more

Ice Cream Sandwich: 5 Icy Mistakes You Need To Avoid

Have you thought of a duo so dynamic, that it waters your mouth and freezes your brain at the same time? Well you haven’t someone else did, ICE CREAM – SANDWICH is a creamy delight that combines two of the most delicious things in the world, cookies and ice cream. Read more

A Baker Is Incomplete Without These Tools

It might seem effortless watching a chef pour thick-delicious batter into several molds, expertly level the pan and place it in the oven.

Your heart swells as the chocolate is melted to be mixed with butter and cream. The baker uses different piping bags to make dreamy swirls around the cake’s surface. Read more

5 No-Bake Sweet Treats To Enjoy This Summer

Beach trips, suntans, ice-pops, and cold-dreamy delights qualify as a perfect summer day. It’s criminal to neglect the fruity seasonal flavors that summer brings along with.

When you can embrace the warmth with a change in your wardrobe and lifestyle, then why deprive your baking of the savory summer treats.

Here is a must-try list of sweet treats you can enjoy with your family and friends. Read more

Bake A Creative Cookie Collection

Baking gives you the liberty to be creative without boundaries; you can make banana flavored bread and top it off with strawberries and nuts. It provides culinary freedom and allows you to mix and match ingredients you like.

You can bring this creativity to your cookie baking skills and perk up your tea or snack time. Here are some exciting recipes to try out. Read more

Out Of Baking Soda? Switch To Substitutes

You walk in to the kitchen to bake away to your heart’s content, but there’s one problem. You are out of baking soda.

So, do you walk away, with the chocolate fudge cake craving in your heart, or do you take a stand and find a solution.

Well, missing ingredients can no longer keep you from your cakes, brownies, or biscuits. Here is a complete list of substitutes you can use. Read more

If It’s The Last Thing You Do: 5 Wines You Need to Try in Your Life

For seasoned wine enthusiasts, there must be a vintage or three on your bucket list of wines you need to try. Given that there are numerous countries, each producing varieties of wine, it is easy to miss out on some worthy gems while trying to keep up with the gold rush!

No Regrets

You don’t want to be ruminating on the things you didn’t do in life! Least of all, if you take your wine seriously, you don’t want to realize that you missed out on something worthwhile.

For this reason, we have listed 5 wines in this article along with a little bit on what makes them special!

Next time you buy wine online or visit a vineyard, it might be smart to see if you can find any of the following:

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Vintage Port

Port tends to experience something of an awkward phase 10 or so years post production. That being said, 40 – 50 year old vintage port is a whole other story. This wine is full of character and consuming it is like reacquainting yourself with a little history. This is not to mention the brilliant and powerful taste!

Barossa Shiraz

This wine packs quite the punch and is likely as bold and rich as wine can get. Though this might not be for those who are more attuned and show preference for softer, milder flavors, it is ideal for enthusiasts who enjoy their wine when it’s loud and expressive. Southern Australia is known for such wines and the aforementioned, is well worth a try.

First Bordeaux

Bordeaux is probably the most recognized names when it comes to international wine. This reason is known for and has a history with production of fine wines. So much so that they even introduced their own grading/ranking system, still used in the world today. First growth Bordeaux is landslides above second and third growth in both depth and flavor. If you have not tried a first growth Bordeaux aged for ten years or more, you need to.

Vintage Champagne

Champagne on its own is quite the treat. It doesn’t matter if you’re toasting a wedding, new job or just getting out with your friends for a night after graduation. Champagne spells two things; class and celebration. We’re still talking about regular or mid-range bubbly here!

Vintage Champagne though expensive is a class and flavor in its own league. This creamy and rich drink is aged in barrels, which contributes to its incomparable depth.

Classical Cabernet from Napa  

This wine was almost wiped off the face of the planet due to prohibition but luckily thanks to the efforts of certain individuals made a comeback. A nice change from the Bordeaux flavors and equally bucket list worthy, classic Napa Cabernet is the last wine on our bucket list!

Endnote

There you have it. Five types of wine you absolutely need to try if it’s the last thing you do! If you’re interested in buying wine online and want to see if some of these types are available, check out your options!

 

Vivino is an international wine community with an excess of 28 million seasoned enthusiasts as members contributing to make one of the world’s most expansive and popular wine clubs.

 

5 Ways to Make Food More Fun for Kids

Kids are incredibly fussy eaters. As adults, we have a wide palette and are happy with eating foods of different flavors. Kids, on the other hand, don’t compromise on taste. One of the reasons it’s so difficult for them to eat vegetables is because so many veggies happen to be bitter. Adults may chug down a kale smoothie every morning for the sake of its health benefits, but for kids, taste is everything! Read more