The showcase is over and the fyp all done a dusted. What a journey the last 12 weeks have been! Hard work but very rewarding , I learned so much 🙂 I received lots of lovely comments on the day but the one that stuck with me was “Your popcorn is out of the world!!”… Continue reading So it’s all over
Nearly there! This week in the kitchens, I got everything dehydrated so it is ready to make into a powder for next Tuesday. I will pop the corn fresh on Wednesday for the showcase 🙂 Finally recieved my packaging design and am really happy with how it turned out 🙂 Almost set for the big… Continue reading Near the end of the journey
So I finally have all my lab work complete and have worked out the nutritional composition of my popcorn! I thought I would share it with you. I just sent it to the graphic designer to be included with my logo… It’s finally all coming together! Ingredients for bacon kale popcorn: Popcorn, smoked celeriac, kale,… Continue reading Nutritional information
Happy Tuesday everyone! 🙂 So today in the kitchens I was working on my bacon flavoured powder. I am now using a combination of soy sauce, olive oil, smoked paprika, garlic powder, smoked celeriac and sesame oil to create this. I mixed the liquids and powders together. Then I smoked the sliced celeriac to add… Continue reading Alternatives to bacon
Since I changed my product, it was time for a new name 🙂 I decided to go with Gem’s Gourmet Popcorn as it makes it more personal using my own name. Hope ye agree! This week in the kitchens, a flavour was suggested to me by my lecturer of tomato and basil popcorn.… Continue reading New product, New name
So after many weeks of my kale turning soggy overnight, I decided that I needed to take a new approach. LIGHTBULB MOMENT…..turn my bacon kale crisps into a powder to create Bacon and Cabbage inspired popcorn 🙂 To do this I simply followed the same recipe that I was using to make my bacon kale… Continue reading Pop!
So a lecturer put an idea to me about using brussel sprouts to make a crisp as they are becoming very trendy. I am not fond of these mini cabbages but i decided to give it a go after looking up some recipes. Same idea as the kale, just cut the end, peel the leaves… Continue reading Sprouts?