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Baking Recipes, The Breakfast Bin, The Tummy Train TV, Yeasted breads

The pleasures of making a Matcha-Milk Tangzhong Bread [VIDEO]

I don’t have any life-story to share with you today; only the story of the ridiculous bouts of indecision I’ve been going through when it came to sharing this Matcha-Milk Tangzhong Bread post. See, I filmed me making this a while back and when I transferred it to my computer and watched the footage it …

Baking Recipes, The Breakfast Bin, Yeasted breads

An unforgettable Hokkaido Milk Bread, and why everyone should be making it

There are plenty of things I didn’t get to try during my very brief visit to Sapporo a few weeks ago, and one of them is Hokkaido breads and pastries. It’s a known fact that Hokkaido produces the best dairy products in all of Japan, so can we all just take a second to imagine …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Yeasted breads

Sharing my love for Asian Pork Floss Rolls this Chinese New Year 

We Chinese are a very superstitious lot. And while I don’t necessarily know or practice a lot of these superstitions myself, I think it’s a fun exercise trying to follow the preparations the elders make for Chinese New Year. They tie a lot of the food they serve to the superstitions, you see. I remember …

Asian cooking, Cooking Recipes, Dimsum & dumplings, Pork dishes

My first attempt at Cantonese-style Char Siu Pork

It seems only proper that I squeeze in this little recipe for Char Siu Pork after writing about New York’s Chinatown. I didn’t really get to go on a food trip there, but we did eat a late lunch at one of the restaurants, and since we were in a hurry I didn’t bother documenting …

Baking Recipes, Yeasted breads

A Matcha Black Sesame Babka for the books

Call me a hopeless romantic, but I believe in the concept of “The One”. As for the process of discovering who that is, that’s where I’m left a bit clueless. Do you catch sight of each other in a crowded room and feel oddly drawn, your heart pounding faster as you near? Could it be …

Events, Foodie Life

Kicking off the holiday cooking mania with KitchenAid

It’s that time of the year again! As early as now, I’m pretty sure a lot of people are already planning out their Christmas spread for this party or that. What dish do I bring to the potluck? Do I go with a savoury dish or a sweet dessert? Seems like the typical problem for …

Baking Recipes, Bread-making, My Favourite Ingredients, The Breakfast Bin, Yeasted breads

Learning to love the green tea-red bean combination

We’re taking a little break from the Japan travel blogs because I haven’t had the time to make the next posts in the series yet. But what else should I write about except this Japanese-inspired bread? This has been on my drafts folder for such a looooong long time. So long I don’t even want …

Asian cooking, Baking Recipes, Bread-making, The Breakfast Bin, Yeasted breads

Edible horns filled with Nutella cream anyone?

The world of food is fascinating. It seems there is always something that gets created everyday that can serve each and every person’s gastronomic whim. Whatever version you prefer of a particular dish or food item, there’s bound to be a recipe for it. It’s bound to exist. Food is one of those things you will never …