Quarantine may have awakened your sleeping talent in cooking. Since many of us are staying at home, people tend to look for something better to do with their time. Instead of watching Netflix and eating, why not try creating something in the kitchen. Due to this lack of activity, people might have discovered their love for baking. Baking is good for those especially for those people who are very particular with measurements. The exactness of the process that you need to be able to produce a perfect bread or cake. Some people find baking very relaxing. Although some might also find washing all those tools that you use stressful. But here is the list of baking accessories that you must have in your kitchen if you are a beginner baker.
Measuring Cups for Liquid and Dry Ingredients
As mentioned earlier, baking needs to be precise. It is a constant measuring of ingredients for a set of bread or cake. So it is important for you to have all the necessary measuring tools for your to achieve that accurate measurement. Remember that there is a different measuring cup for liquids and different for dry ingredients. If you are serious with your baking craft, you must have both of those. There is also the spoons for smaller measurements. So you need to have those as well
Why wooden spoon? Wooden spoon is a sturdy spoon that can handle all types of mixing. It can even mix a heavy dough. A single spoon is good enough if you are just starting with baking, but a pair wouldn’t hurt too.
This tool is needed for scraping that batter out of the bowl. You might think that you don’t need it if you already have a wooden spoon. But guess what, you might reach for it more than you think you would. These rubber spatulas can reach those insides of a jar, making you use all the product.
You might not need an electric mixer for the meantime, but you would definitely need a whisk. This is for beating those eggs, mixing those dry and wet ingredients and others. A whisk is needed for thoroughly mixing products.
If you are a fan of pies or puff pastries then you might need a rolling pin. A rolling pin is not just for flattening the dough but can also be used in to other purposes. It can help you crush cookies, chips and crackers. Put them in a bag, and roll them with rolling pin, and you will achieve the crushed ingredients you need without a food processor.
You will need to have a container where you can put those batters for baking. Depending on what you need, you can just buy one size first if you are just starting. It can be rectangle or circle, depending on you.
Baking can take away the stress caused by this pandemic. And who knows, you might have discovered a talent that you can use as a business. During this time, many small business have emerged because people have discovered their passion on things. Maybe, baking is for you.