Baking & Cooking Pastes
A baking and cooking paste is a semi-liquid emulsion that is often used to add aromatics or flavours to recipes. Cooking sauces and pastes are often prepared in advance or purchased to add to a separate recipe.
What are the different types of baking & cooking pastes?
Cooking pastes come in various flavours to cater to different recipes.
Common baking and cooking pastes include:
What are baking and cooking pastes used for?
Cooking and baking pastes are typically used to add flavour to a variety of different recipes. The recipes can often range from sweet (gelatos and pastries) to savours (soups and stir-fries). Cooking pastes can also be used to form a recipe base for a variety of different foods such as a Turkish recipe base.
How many types of baking pastes are there?
There are a variety of different past types that you can utilise to master a variety of different recipes.
Baking pastes types may include:
- Curry pastes
- Vegetable pastes
- Stock pastes
- Fruit pastes
There are also a variety of pastes available that will allow you to easily build the recipe for a particular cuisine.
How do you cook with baking and cooking pastes?
When using a cooking paste most pastes are introduced using heat and added with meat or vegetables to infuse the flavours.