Cinnamon Rolls

I used a single proof bread recipe and these were pretty quick to baked. Very aromatic when baking. Recipe (makes 9 in a 7″ square tin) Dough 1 fragrant milk dough from here, from step 3. Fillings 2 to 2.5 tsp cinnamon powder 50g brown sugar Pinch of salt 40g melted butter Sugar Glaze (optional)…

Big Pork Baos (大肉包)

I like to serve these for lunch as they are filling and delicious. Each of us will have 2-3 baos to feel satisfied. We fill with lots of vegetables as a matter of preference so you can adjust this. And hard boil eggs is a must for us too. Recipe (makes 10) Bao 125g water…

Garlic Butter Buns

The copious amount of garlic here is enough to ward off all evil, and the smell while baking is heaven. We love garlic and can take them raw. Please adjust to taste. But the best part about this bun is the butter toasted bottom which is crispy and filled with aroma of butter and toasted…

Custard Milk Baos (奶黄包)

These are one of my best Baos, very soft and fluffy. My tasters agree and wiped them out. The bao is all-milk recipe and tastes just great with the rich custard.Many readers asked me about ‘pockmarked’ baos after steaming, this is usually due to uneven larger air pockets on the surface that collapsed after steaming….

Sugar Glazed Donut

Gosh, these are very good, you have been warned. 😆 These are all hand-kneaded and hand-shaped, and so no special mould needed. Fry at low heat, cannot emphasise this enough. Unless you want to eat uncook dough in the center with fried external crust, take your time and fry at low heat. Recipe Donut 100g…

鲜奶馒头 Chinese Steamed Milk Bao (Man Tou)

These are really fast to make, all hand knead, and very yummy and nutritious for the little ones. It has more bite than the baos we are used to, soaks up gravy well and so goes really well with Chinese dishes like Lor Bak. Recipe (original recipe here on YouTube) 115g fresh milk 1 tsp…

Holey Moley No Knead Ciabatta

In love with these Ciabattas, easy, delicious and fun to make. All you need is a bit of time and patience, but no kneading! Perfect for work-from-home COVID situation. Recipe (original recipe here on YouTube) 200g water 1 tsp yeast 25g olive oil 250g bread flour 1 tsp salt Method 1. In a Tupperware or…

Golden Pumpkin Milk Loaf

Soft, nutritious and beautiful loaf, can smell wafts of butter and milk aroma as it baked. You can replace the pumpkin with potatoes, all colours of sweet potatoes, and this recipe will work too. Recipe 85g of pumpkin puree 125g fresh milk 30g sugar 1 tsp yeast 240g bread flour 1/2 tsp salt 30g butter…

Vietnamese Banh Mi

Here’s a delicious and really easy Banh Mi recipe. The dough is easy to handle, skin is crackling and crusty and crumb is fluffy and soft. Original recipe is here in Vietnamese on YouTube. Recipe 1 tsp yeast 5g sugar 155 g warm water 250g bread flour 1 tsp salt 2 tsp white vinegar 10g…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Did this easy red velvet cupcake recipe that makes a soft fine-crumb body. It bakes to a nice flat top using dry bake method and so very suitable to pipe on. Very satisfied. The cream cheese frosting is not too sweet, and very rich-tasting so do adjust the sweetness to your liking. I hand whipped…