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    Super Easy Puff Pastry

    I often make Shortcrust Pastry, but I have never wished to bother making Puff Pastry from scratch. I always buy Frozen Puff Pastry from stores, because I believed it would involve a hard work just like making Croissant dough. Then I saw someone making Puff Pastry dough in the way similar to making Scones. Today …

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    Super Easy Ciabatta Rolls

    The other day I was reading about how to make Ciabatta Bread. There is a particular way to make the dough and it takes quite some time to prove. Then I realised the ratio of ingredients in total is very similar to my ‘No-Knead Simple White Bread’, which I have been baking regularly. I made …

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    Savoury Cheese Biscuits

    Many people bake sweet cookies and biscuits at home. How about savoury biscuits? These biscuits are easy to make. Once it is rolled out into a thin sheet, cut it into sticks, squares or any shapes you like. It can be a great family activity, too. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 cup Plain Flour1 teaspoon …

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    Crumpet Pancakes

    I love Crumpets. The rubbery texture of Crumpets is so lovely. I have recently discovered that Crumpets are easy to make. If you want to make perfectly round Crumpets, you need Crumpet Rings. If you don’t mind if your Crumpets are not perfectly round, it is quite easy to make. You just cook them like …

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    My Bao Buns

    Are Bao Buns supposed to be sweet? Store-bought Bao Buns are too sweet for me. I made less sweet Bao Buns based on my dough for Nikuman (Steamed Pork Buns). Add 1 to 2 tablespoons Sugar. 2 tablespoons is quite a lot, but still much less sweet than store-bought ones. If you bake Bread regularly, …

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    Okinawa Doughnuts

    ‘Okinawa Doughnuts’ are deep fried sweet buns that are made in Japan’s southern island of Okinawa. It is called ‘Sata Andagi’ in Okinawan language. Traditional ‘Andagi’, that means ‘deep-fried’, is made with Flour, Sugar and Eggs. Commonly Lard is also mixed into the dough, but I use Butter. The characteristics of ‘Okinawa Doughnuts’ are cracked …

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    Basic Sweet Bread Dough

    This versatile ‘Basic Sweet Bread Dough’ is super easy to make. It can be used for Cinnamon Rolls, Danish Pastry OR many other yummy sweet breads. Makes 8 Standard Size Rolls Ingredients 1/2 cup Warm Milk1 to 2 teaspoons Dry Yeast *1 teaspoon takes longer time to proof1 & 3/4 cups Bread Flour *and extra …

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    Buttermilk Scones

    I have a great scone recipe. It’s my husband’s great-auntie Lorna’s recipe. ‘Lorna’s Scones’ are fail-free high risen scones that have rather dry texture and we all love it. When I used Buttermilk instead of regular Milk, the dough became too dry. I needed to change the ratio. This is the Buttermilk version recipe. Makes …

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    Anchovy Flammkuchen

    ‘German people would never make this,’ my daughter said to me when I was making this. The fishy and salty Anchovy on Flammkuchen? Why not? I love Anchovy on Pizza, so I added it to the German version of Pizza. This is absolutely delicious! Makes 2 to 4 Servings Ingredients Base1 heaped cup Plain Flour …

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    No-Knead Simple White Bread

    After having tried several Bread recipes including ‘Overnight Proofing Plain Flour Rustic Bread’ which I still love, this is the recipe I ended up using most often. It is no-knead, easy to proof, fail-free, three-ingredient recipe for my ‘Mackies’ non-stick Sandwich Loaf Pan. This bread has the texture similar to French Baguette. Loaf Tin I …

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    Flammkuchen

    Flammkuchen (OR Flammekueche) is not well known. You even don’t know how to pronounce it, do you? Some people call it ‘German Pizza’. I heard that there are some regional variations, but most commonly Sour Cream is used. It’s surprisingly easy to make and I am loving it! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Base1 heaped cup …

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    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 …

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    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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    Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry

    I use this pastry dough mostly for tart/pie base, but it can be used for cookies. You can create all sort of flavours by adding extra ingredients such as Vanilla, Cocoa Powder, Instant Coffee Powder, etc. This is a very simple, easiest, one-bowl ‘Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ recipe, and the portion is perfect for my 22.5cm …

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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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