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So far Flores has created 14 blog entries.

The Basics of Dough Proofing

By |August 12th, 2018|Blog|

Proofing is one of the most important steps in baking bread: without this process, bread becomes an unappetizing, dense mess. It is the culmination of the interaction of flour, water, and salt with yeast; which uses the processes of respiration and fermentation to make dough rise. This rising is due to the release of Carbon [...]

Mistakes You Should Never Make When Baking

By |June 12th, 2018|Blog|

Small details tend to go unnoticed and unappreciated due to the seemingly frivolous nature of people. You should keep in mind however that it only takes a drop of water to create a ripple, which means that even the smallest change can fully alter something. The same goes with baking. If you miss out one [...]

Jazzing Up Your Bakeshop

By |May 12th, 2018|Blog|

  When you’re starting up a bakeshop, what you sell can be what makes or breaks you. So make sure you pull out some simple yet delicious recipes and bake them with love. If you’re stumped and can’t decide on what to make, you may want to jazz things up a bit by having new [...]

Baking with the Heart

By |April 26th, 2018|Blog|

Baking with heart and soul and using quality ingredients create warm, soft and chewy, comforting baked goods. Kneading the Dough Whether you knead the dough by hand or in an electric stand mixer, the process of stretching and folding the dough takes a lot of hard work, passion and perseverance. Building strong gluten network in [...]

Financial Tips to Starting a Bakery

By |March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Starting your own bakery is an exciting prospect! Unfortunately, you could be the greatest pastry chef in the world, but if you don’t have the business sense and financial backing, your business can flounder. Running a bakery can be a costly endeavor, especially in that vital first year; according to Entrepreneur, it can cost $10,000 [...]

3 Tips for Keeping Your Bakery In Good Shape

By |February 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Bakeries can range in size from small, home-based businesses to factory-scale endeavors. Regardless of the size, though, every bakery depends on the condition of its equipment to be successful. Equipment is our mission and our passion at Flores Bakery Services. Here are some tips from us on keeping your equipment, along with your bakery, in [...]

Steps to Building a Successful Bakery

By |January 6th, 2018|Blog|

There’s no smell quite like the scent of freshly-baked bread and freshly-frosted cupcakes, and no feeling like sharing those creations with happy customers. Once your bakery business is off the ground, what is the secret to keeping it afloat? There’s no secret it takes hard work, determinations, and a good work ethic to make a [...]

Advantages of Refurbishing Your Bakery Equipment

By |January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

If your bakery has old or aging equipment, you have options when it comes to bringing your equipment back from the brink of disrepair. Instead of tossing your old equipment into the scrap heap when they break down, Flores Bakery Services can often take your depanners, proofers, and other gear and breathe new life into [...]

Transitioning from a Home Bakery to a Professional Bakery

By |October 6th, 2017|Blog|

You have the baking skills and the drive to turn your home bakery into a successful business venture, and you’ve decided now is the time to create your own business! For most bakers, however, they know a lot about how to put icing on a cake and less about the specifics of running a business. [...]

What To Know Before Getting a Proofer Oven

By |September 6th, 2017|Blog|

One of the most valuable tools in a bakery is a proofer oven, a type of oven that helps the bread rise in preparation for baking. This step in the process requires very particular temperature and humidity settings, and nothing achieves the effect better than proofer ovens. But they are also very specialized machines, so [...]