BAKED BUNS

CHINESE BAKED BUNS

Yes, I know..more and more buns. I gotta satiate my cravings for buns. These are baked however, not steamed like the usual buns. Baked buns with meat fillings are also very popular as...

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OLIVE, BACON AND CHEESE ROLLS

OLIVE, BACON AND CHEESE ROLLS

I’ve always loved Hawaiian rolls. They always remind me of the “roti manis (sweet rolls)” I used to eat when I was young. There used to be a bakery near our house and...

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GARI BISCUITS

GARI BISCUITS

Before I was familiar with the Western cooking, when someone mentioned “biscuits”, the image I had would be the hard crunchy biscuits. That’s what we call biscuits in Southeast Asia. It wasn’t until...

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CARDAMOM COFFEE BRAID / PULLA

CARDAMOM COFFEE BRAID / PULLA

Cardamom coffee braid or known as pulla or vehnapitko in Finland, is the Finnish staple. Pulla is served whenever coffee is served. Most Finnish family bake this at home often. I like the...

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HOME-STYLE TANDOOR NAAN

HOME-STYLE TANDOOR NAAN

Tandoor is a clay oven traditionally associated with the northern and western regions of the Subcontinent. The heat for a tandoor was traditionally generated by a charcoal or wood fire. The clay will...

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BEIRUT TAHINI SWIRLS / SUKKAR BI TAHIN

BEIRUT TAHINI SWIRLS / SUKKAR BI TAHIN

I’ve never been to Beirut myself, however, reading the Home Baking cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, I can see myself enjoying my trip there. As mentioned in the cookbook, Beirut has...

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PIROZHKI

PIROZHKI

Pirozhki is a generic word for individual-sized baked or fried buns stuffed with a variety of fillings. Homemade pirozhki are great favorites of old and young alike. A common variety of pirozhki are...

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PITA BREAD WITH SESAME AND BLACK CARAWAY SEEDS/ SUSAMLI VE COREK OTLU PIDE EKMEGI

PITA BREAD WITH SESAME AND BLACK CARAWAY SEEDS/ SUSAMLI VE COREK OTLU PIDE EKMEGI

The day in Turkey starts with bread, and it ends with bread. According to the Sultan’s Kitchen by Ozcan Ozan, many different types of bread were developed during the Ottoman Empire: loaves, flat...

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SPANISH COCA BREAD

SPANISH COCA BREAD

Food is one great ways to travel to other countries through your tongue and imagination. I’ve never been to Spain before, but it’s great that I get to try this Spanish Coca Bread....

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oatmeal bread

OATMEAL WALNUT BREAD

There’s always first time for everything and this is also my first time making my own loaf of bread. I’m glad to announce that it turned out GREAT! I got this King Arthur...

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