Croissants Attempt #2 – failed!

😦 First attempt here: Croissants Attempt #1 – failed! Recap: My problem in my first attempt was ‘breaking butter’, which means instead of a smooth layer of butter, I got them in chunks all over the dough, and most of them cut through the poor dough. I found out the reason behind that, and I have…

Paul Hollywood’s Belgian Chocolate Brownie Mix – Tried and tested

I have been following Paul Hollywood years ago, when the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) was still fairly new. I first known him from watching a series of short documentaries about different types of bread, and I thought he was smashingly charismatic. His knowledge about the humble bread amazed me, it’s no surprise he comes from…

Croissants Attempt #1 – failed!

What else to do on a long bank holiday weekend other than baking?! Baking. I had this crazy idea of making croissant from scratch long time ago, and now I have found the perfect chance to execute it! Was it successful though? Keep on reading 😉 I followed the recipe on WeekendBakery website as it has the most…

Sweet Potato Chinese Steamed Buns 番薯包

Yummy yummy! Fragrant, soft and fluffy 番薯包 anyone? 😉 I have used this recipe lots of time and it has given me consistently good results! This time, I let the breadmaker do the kneading. Recipe below. 110g   warm water 5g       instant yeast (= ½ tbsp or 1⅔ tsp) 1tbsp  sugar for yeast mixture…