Hot Dog Buns (TangZhong/ Water Roux/ 汤种Method)

This is a really popular bread recipe since years ago, it promises fluffy soft breads for days and is not too difficult. I finally decided to give it a go, starting at 9pm the night before and finishing around midnight. It was served this morning with eggs and bacon and was a big hit. I’m…

(Coffee) Sweet Milk Buns

I loved the look of these buns when I first saw them. And they were so pillowy soft when first baked, I had to use the baking paper to lift them out. Have a look at this texture. Dough is rather wet and sticky so you need to flour hands and surfaces. Tastewise, they were…

Old School Potato Buns

I ate a lot of these growing up, usually filled with red bean paste, or shredded coconut. They are bland, soft, fluffy and are intended to go with any fillings, sweet or savoury. I never knew that actual potatoes were used in the making and is a key ingredient. When I read the recipe, I…