This photo shows the main ingredients in most things . In the middle it shows cookies spelling out the word baking most likely using these ingredients . It also has the tools you need to bake.
This video shows 5 baking hacks . # 1 Use toothpicks and unflavored floss to cut a cake . # 2 Using paper plates make two holes and stick inside the mixing utensils and put them into the mixer to make sure there no mess . #3 Cut paper to the baking pan size to stick to make sure the cake doesn't stick . #4 If you have no frosting put a marshmallow on top of each cupcake/cake and put in the oven to bake . #5 If you have hard brown sugar put a damp paper towel over it and stick it in the microwave and microwave it for 20 sec .
The 3rd article states some of the mistakes we usually make when we bake . It also tells how we can avoid those mistakes and I will tell you 3 of the solutions it tells . # 1 is we use toxic baking accessories and the solution go to the website “ If You Care” . # 2 You don’t seek organic ingredients and the solution for that is look for “ Fair Trade _ certified goods . The final one # 3 You fall into the festive color trap which can contain chemicals and the solution to that is use “ India Tree’s Natures Color line “.
The 2nd article I read is about the 5 benefits of baking / cooking . It listed them with a brief explanation , and I will basically tell you, but if you still want to read it yourself I have provided the link . The first one is “ Cooking Is Meditative “ . It says that ANY activity that takes your whole attention it is considered to have the meditive trait . The second one is that “ Baking Stimulates The Senses “. Hearing the sound of the blender or feeling the flour and the smell of the final product is stimulating the senses . The 3rd benefit of baking /cooking is “ Nourishing Activities Feel Good “ any type of baking , cooking or food preparation , especially for others , is nourishing for you . The 2nd to last benefit is “ Baking Is Creative “ you can experiment with different items and trying to do your best can actually improve your wellbeing . And finally the 5th and final benefit is “ Make Other People Happy “ if you give other people your creations they will be happy and smile which will make you happy so it's a WIN - WIN .
In this article , John Whaite, has manic depression . He stated "When I'm in the kitchen, measuring the amount of sugar, flour or Andter I need for a recipe or cracking the exact number of eggs - I am in control. That's really important as a key element of my condition is a feeling of no control.". Whaite has prescribed medication and has tried several other traditional treatments which would include talking therapy and exercise sessions . He is a supporter of ¨ The Depressed Cake Shop ¨ Emma Thompson is the food consultant of ¨ The Depressed Cake Shop¨. The host of London's shop Melanie Denyer said “ "Getting treatment has not always been easy. Cooking and baking have, on occasion, very literally saved my life, giving me an outlet for emotions I couldn't handle. It has provided me with an alternative to self-harm."