Dough

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Dough Sweets

    Sweet ‘Oyaki’

    ‘Oyaki’ is a sort of dumpling similar to ‘Gyoza’ made from wheat flour (or buckwheat flour) dough wrapped around a stuffing that is most commonly vegetables, then cooked on a pan. This time, I made Sweet ‘Oyaki’. The filling for Sweet ‘Oyaki’ can be mashed Pumpkin or Sweet Potato, dried fruit and nuts, or sweetened …

  • Bread Dough Steamed Sweets

    Steamed Sultana Buns

    When I was a child, my family’s breakfast was ‘Toast & Hot Drink’, not ‘Miso Soup & Rice’. When we were out of bread, my mother made steamed buns for us. Sometimes she made pancakes, but it seemed steamed buns were the easiest to make for her. She often made ‘Raisin Buns’. I make them …

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    Damper (Australian Soda Bread)

    ‘Damper’ was originally developed by swagmen who travelled in remote areas in Australia, from farm to farm, carrying his belongings in a swag. Traditionally, damper is cooked directly on the coals of a camp fire. Damper is very popular here in Australia. This is how I make it at home. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 …

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    Potato Mochi

    I love Mochi, but they are expensive to buy and it’s not easy to make. That’s why I have created some easy recipes. This is another very easy recipe to make savoury type Mochi. I’ve got an idea from Gnocchi. Instead of Wheat Flour, I added Glutenous Rice Flour to mashed Potatoes. It’s so simply …

  • Bread Curry Dough Pork

    Kareeman (Steamed Curry Buns)

    ‘Kareeman’ is the Japanese name for the steamed buns filled with curry flavoured mince and vegetable mixture. It’s similar to ‘Nikuman’ (Steamed Pork Buns). For ‘Kareeman’, you can use any minced meat. Today I used Pork Mince. It can be vegetarian, too. Makes 8 Buns Ingredients Pastry1 cup (*250ml) Self-Raising Flour1/2 cup Bread Flour *You …

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    Super Quick Pizza Base

    When you crave Pizza, why don’t you make one yourself? This base can be ready in 5 minutes. Cover with whatever you like OR you have in hand, and bake it in a hot oven. You don’t have an oven? Then cook it in a frying pan covered with a lid. You will be enjoying …

  • Dough Potato Spaghetti & Pasta

    Super Easy Potato Gnocchi

    I love Gnocchi and I often use them for Japanese cooking. It is not hard to make Potato Gnocchi from scratch. My method might be different from traditional method, but you can make pretty delicious rubbery Gnocchi easily! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 to 3 (*about 500g) Potatoes *peeled, cut into small piecesSalt & White …

  • Baked & Fried Rice Dough Vegetables

    Daikon Mochi

    ‘Mochi’ is often translated as ‘Rice Cake’. It is a rubbery chewy thick paste made of steamed short-grain glutinous rice pounded. There are some easier methods to make ‘Mochi’. This is a very simple savoury ‘Mochi’. Ingredients are Daikon (White Radish), Glutinous Rice Flour and Salt. Because it is so easy to make, you can …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Dough

    Doughnuts

    My Doughnuts recipe is based on my sweet bread dough recipe. Firmer dough is easier to manage, so you can add extra Flour to make the dough firmer. I use a round scone cutter to cut out discs and a small vegetable cutter’s other end to cut out centres. Some people do not cut out …

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    Overnight Proofing Plain Flour Rustic Bread

    ‘YouTube’ is a treasure island for many. We can find all sort of tutorial videos. I learned how to make this ‘Plain Flour Rustic Bread’ on ‘YouTube’, however, it was too much of a bother to me. I don’t like weighing the ingredients. I don’t have the required tools, especially the proofing basket and Dutch …

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    Basic Brioche

    This is one of my old recipes and I used to call this bread ‘Egg Bread’. Now I call it ‘Brioche’ because it is almost identical to a Brioche recipe that I recently found and it sounds nicer. You can bake whole in a loaf tin, or divide to make rolls. This time I baked …

  • Bread Dough Gyoza Vegetables

    ‘Oyaki’

    If you have travelled in Shinshu region Japan, you might have tasted the authentic ‘Oyaki’. ‘Oyaki’ is a sort of dumpling similar to ‘Gyoza’ made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour dough wrapped around a stuffing that is most commonly vegetables, then cooked on a pan. ‘Oyaki’ are particularly popular in Nagano Prefecture which is …

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    Greek Flat Bread for Souvlaki or Dips

    Souvlaki is my family’s favourite Greek food and we always enjoy Souvlaki with flat bread. I use to buy the Souvlaki bread, but I realised that I could make them at home. My recipe is based on my ‘1-Hour Focaccia’ recipe and these bread are better than store-bought ones as always. And it’s EASY! Makes …

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