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Bakers Corner


Feeding the soul with chocolate cake

Is it the ingredients mixed to a perfect blend? The smell emanating from the oven just before its ready? Or is it the moist sponge that melts in your mouth as you take your first bite? Actually, everything about a home-baked cake is what adds to the experience of pure bliss. ...


The Ins and Outs of Isomalt

Not everyone realises this, but edible sugar art is rarely done with normal everyday sugar. The reason is that regular sugar quickly goes sticky when left open and exposed to air, not to mention the health risks of eating all those sweet creations! Instead, the bakers and ch ...


Celebrating the Macaron

With the 20th of March officially dubbed Macaron Day, we celebrate this famous and delicious treat with a few interesting facts regarding its origin and decadent nature. Like the modern-day macaron, the original recipe, dating back to 1533, was for a soft, airy morsel made f ...


The Joy and Science of Baking

At CAB Foods we seriously cherish bakers. We watch in awe and wonder as the modern, Instagram baker creates cakes directly ordered via fantasy land, and we particularly treasure the traditional generation of bakers who do it the way Ouma Lahoud used to… with lots of love and ...


Why do we love food so much?

When all is said and done, the only reason we must eat is for the sake of metabolic survival. Yet we have created a world where food is essential in how we socialise, how we celebrate, how we care for each other, and even how we express ourselves. The saying “you are w ...