Nutella Braided Bread

Dough 2 cups Flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp active dry yeast 3 tbsp sugar ———— Mix all dry ingredients 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp warm water 1 egg ———— Mix all wet ingredients + dry ingredients Knead for 2 minutes 2 tbsp very cold butter (cut into small pieces) 2 tbsp very cold coconut oil…

Crescent Rolls

Temp 375°F Makes 12 pcs 2 cups Flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp active dry yeast 3 tbsp sugar ———— Mix all dry ingredients 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp warm water 1 egg ———— Mix all wet ingredients + dry ingredients Knead for 2 minutes 2 tbsp very cold butter (cut into small pieces) 2…

Baking Powder Coffee Cake

Balanced Recipes: Bread – Coffee Cake #2. The original recipe does not include Cream cheese topping, but it’s definitely worth adding. Also, 1/4 cup of sugar is enough to sweeten the cake dough! This was another easy recipe, it just needed a little of preparation. It’s easy to do by hand especially when the ingredients…

Baking Powder Biscuits

A new goal to entice me into blogging more! Cooking/Baking everything from the recipe book that we’ve inherited from Erik’s father. The book is called Balanced Recipes: Prepared under the personal direction of Mary Ellis Ames Head of the Staff of Pillsbury’s Cooking Service. Copyright 1933. A little tidbit of information, Mary Ellis Ames is…

Cinnamon Rolls

Temperature: 350°F – 15 minutes     Makes 12 rolls, 4-6 Servings Dough: 280g Flour/Bread Flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp instant yeast 1 tsp salt 180 ml water (about a little less than 1 cup) —- Mix all above ingredients in using a stand mixer or by hand until everything is incorporated 3 tbsp…

Pandan Angel Food Cake

Bake at 340ºF for 40-50 minutes 6×6 baking pan Beat until frothy 3 egg yolks 25 g sugar Then add the liquids 40 ml vegetable oil 50 ml milk 1tsp pandan extract Sift 2x then add to egg yolk mixture 60g cake flour 1/2 tsp baking powder Stiff peak mirangue 3 egg whites 30 g…

Xa Xiu – BBQ Pork

Marinade the pork no less than 1 hour in the fridge. Marinade: 300g Pork Sirloin (about 3 thin pork sirloin chops) – cut into small thin pieces 1 tbsp Honey 1 tbsp Shaoxing/Mirin wine 1 tbsp Hoisin sauce 1 tsp Fish Sauce 1/2 tsp Five Spice powder 1 large Garlic clove – grated (2-5 for…

Pizza – Ham Mushroom Onion

I love pizza. This recipe makes Two 10″ pizzas @ 425°F for 20mins. You can freeze the dough 🙂 Dough 3 1/2 cups All-Purpose-Flour/Bread Flour 2 tsp Salt 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp Olive oil 2 1/4 tsp yeast 1 1/3 cups water or more.. (add 1 tbsp at a time) Toppings are what you…

Karepan

I’m not having a fit, they were a bit over-cooked as you can see. The panko crust almost burnt, because I was afraid the dough is not cooked enough inside. Overall the bread came out fluffy. The contrast between the outer crust and the bread itself was worth the wait. It’s very convenient to use left over…

Scones of a kind

This recipe is easy and fast. Within 30 minutes you’ll have a baked scones ready to be devoured. You can also make the dough the night before and freeze them for the next day or until you need them. Preheat oven to 375°F Bake 20-25 mins Sift Dry Ingredients 2 cups All-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar…

Coconut Milk Fish Curry + Naan

It’s been almost 6 months since my last post, and so here it goes.  This curry is for 1 serving only. I got the original recipe from recipesaresimple. My version is tweaked, but none the less it is delicious, creamy and serves as a great complement to naan. The ingredients are probably already in your pantry. oil for…

Bratwurst & Buns

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! I’m disappointed to say that I will never make bratwurst from scratch. We’re currently very happy with the brand we buy from our local meat shop. They make their own bratwurst and they’re very delicious. They are seasoned well and  boiled in beer. All that is needed is a…

Soft-pretzel with honey mustard

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Delicious! I want more… There is nothing better than home made soft-pretzels. Don’t worry this is technically the first baked recipe that I didn’t screw up. It’s very easy to make. The recipe yields bazillions bite sized mini pieces, but you can totally freeze them up for next week’s cravings….

Japanese Milk Bread Loaf

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Delicious! I want more… The same Japanese Milk Bread rolls recipe can be made into one big loaf of bread or two smaller ones. Use a sharp knife to make the cuts right before you place it in the oven, be very careful not to deflate the dough. You don’t…

Scrambled Egg Sandwich

When you’re very hungry, the laziest way to cook would involve some eggs. These round thingies are your best friend in the kitchen. Yeah, get to know them very well. Make sure you always have some stored in the fridge. You can boil, deep fry, steam, bake, or eat them raw.. they’re the most versatile…

Japanese Milk Bread

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ = Very good! As a beginner in baking, I know exactly how many times I’ve looked up a recipe online only to be dismayed by the final result. I often wondered if it’s because of my short-comings in the kitchen, but it turned out that most recipes that are out there are…