Category Archives: Breads

Week 147: Parmesan sable

Our favourite things during our childhood tend to carry a special weight all through our adult life. And I think that’s exactly what my grandmother’s “cheese straws” meant to me. That is one of my favourite and most memorable cookies … Continue reading

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Week 147: Rye sourdough loaf

It’s been many weeks since my last sourdough loaf, and poor #pangzhi has been cold-storaged, literally. Maybe that’s why he’s not happy and I ended up with one of the most dense and least airy loaf ever. 😔

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Week 144: Dominique’s Kouign Amann (DKA)

Kouign-Amann is one of the most decadent viennoiserie I have ever tasted. Couple that with Dominique Ansel’s pastry magic, you have something short of pastry miracle. Ever since tasting this at his bakery last year, I have been working up … Continue reading

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Week 141: Chocolate babka

Have been wanting to try out this recipe for a while, but somehow just never got to it until now. (Also, there were some pretty delicious looking loafs in The Great British Bake-Off a while back, which motivated me to bake … Continue reading

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Week 139: Rye sourdough loaf

It has been a couple of weeks since I last baked this, but as I promised myself to either bake this until I get the crumbs I was looking for, or until I run out of rye flour (in case … Continue reading

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Week 138: Savoury brioche couronne

It was Epicurean Market time, which means lots of cheese, wine and good food. In the spirit of sharing our “loot”, my friends and I had a “cheese and wine” evening.

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Week 138: Savoury garlic rolls

The ladies of the baking community in my neighbourhood is looking for someone to conduct a session on baking assorted bread rolls. And in the spirit of volunteering, I decided to bake up some of my favourite garlic rolls to … Continue reading

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Week 135: Rye sourdough loaf

My third attempt in 3 consecutive weekends. Baking sourdough loaves is a very time consuming process. Hands on time is not that significant, but one is tied down at home to monitor the situation of the loaf. I have yet … Continue reading

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Week 134: Rye sourdough loaf

I am quite determine to keep making this recipe until I achieve the crumbs I am looking for (or until I run out of rye).

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Week 133: Rye sourdough loaf

I hate getting my hands dirty. Literally. That was one of the primary reason I felt the need for a good stand mixer. So I can use it to “knead” bread.

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