Asian Style Brioche – Soft & Sweet

The original brioche is fairly oily, dry and bland, but I like them soft, moist and less oily. So I decided to give it an Asian twist. Found a recipe from Yan’s Kitchen. Looks lovely and just the kind I was looking for. 320g           bread flour 40g      …

Failed 100% Wholemeal Bread

^Looks nice? You’re about to find out! So I have some wholemeal flour left and I wanted to try a new 100% wholemeal bread recipe. Found this online and it looked good and fairly simple, so I decided to give it a try. It uses a starter dough, which has to be refrigerated overnight (supposed…

Garlic Bread with Homemade Garlic Butter

I made these before with a ready made supermarket garlic butter stick. This time I made my own garlic butter! Recipe for the bread below: Tang Zhong Garlic Bread: Super soft! 汤种香蒜面包 Recipe for the homemade garlic butter: 2 whole garlic 2 tbsp chopped parsley 50g butter salt to taste Preheat oven to 200ºC. Peel…

My turn for GBBO: Sophie’s Orange Plaited Brioches

It’s time of the year again! My fav baking show is back on. Sophie’s orange brioche in the final was yummy and I thought why not give it a try. The production has put up recipes on their official website, but I’m not sure if these are in fact the original recipes from the bakers….

Wright’s Carrot Cake Mix

Lazybum testing cake mix again.   Baked at 170ºC for 60 minutes, middle rack. All in all a disappointment. The texture was all wrong, and the taste wasn’t right. I wonder if sieving could be a mistake. Those tiny pebbles could be the rising agent. They might have to be together with the flour mixture…

Paul Hollywood Scone Mix: Review

Finally got to try this out! xD Really easy, all you need is: The mix looks like this: 😂😂😂 Didn’t have a cookie cutter, so I used an icing spatula instead. First batch: Second batch: (was trying out different shapes!) Closer look: Smooth top, rough sides. Think that’s the way they should be… 15 minutes…

Waitrose LoveLife multi-seed malted bread mix 500g: Review

Love bread mixes, you only need water and butter! This is how the mix looks like: Can see the seeds and stuff. Just following the steps: The dough was not sticky at all 😀 Proving took longer as usual though, a bit like wholemeal bread. Took me an hour and a half. Second proof took…

Earl Grey Milo Swirl Bread

I have always wondered how a bread incorporated with Earl Grey is like. I have tasted Earl Grey cakes, which are amazing, so this time, I tried it on a bread recipe. Recipe adapted from Amilaya Recipe 280g    bread flour 134g    milk, infused with Earl Grey and cooled 40g      sugar pinch…

Chocolate Loaf Buns

Yum! After so many attempts, finally one that I am happy with! Recipe adapted from  <<65摄氏度汤种面包>> by 陈郁芬 210g           bread flour 56g             all purpose flour 35g             caster sugar 1/2 tsp       salt 1 tsp      …

Tuna Buns (tang zhong method)

Yummy……. better than store bought!   This recipe is adapted from 65°C湯種麵包 by Ms Yvonne Chen 陳郁芬. 190g      bread flour 20g        wholemeal bread flour (could be substituted with normal bread flour) 30g        all purpose flour 1/2tsp    salt 1tsp       instant yeast 30g        sugar…

Black Sesame Crown

No tang zhong, no cream cheese, no potato, but still soft as a pillow! This is actually an adaptation from Panasonic SD-P104: Black Sesame Loaf 黑芝麻吐司. 270g      bread flour 30g        AP flour 28g        sugar 1/2 tsp   salt 1 tsp      instant yeast 50g      …