Ever since I bought those plump Deglet Noor dates about two weeks back, I have been wanting to make this dates bread that I have not made for sometime. I wasn’t quite satisfied with it back then as it was a little dry and the the dates tasted a little too strong. The recipe needed [...]
Hot cross buns have long been a symbol of Good Friday. There are many stories about the origin of these buns but the common thread is the significance of the piped icing cross on the bun. Throughout the week leading up to Good Friday and Easter Sunday, these buns are widely sold at the grocery [...]
This Lemon Poppy Seed Braid is the first loaf of bread I was ever taught to make. I was 12 years old at that time and was living in a small town with little else to do after school. My mentor was a Canadian lady who made the most wonderful baked goodies. My mom is [...]
These delectable chicken buns are perfect for a snack or a light lunch. They will transport well for picnics or a day out to the park. I have paired them with fragrant jasmine pearl for a light afternoon tea.
Hand shaped rolls and buns are fun to make and even better to eat. They are perfect for afternoon tea or coffee and are delicious served warm with a little butter. It is hard to resist going back for more. Chelsea buns are sweet rolled buns filled with cinnamon or a mix of spices, raisins, [...]
The weather has turned awfully cold again after a slightly “warmer” week. It was difficult to climb out of bed but everyone needed to get going. After Ro-Ri San and boys had left, I decided it was time to bake another loaf of bread. This should warm up the kitchen and lift up spirits. The [...]
Nothing beats the aroma of home baked bread. It is simple to make with a bread machine. All you have to do is measure out the ingredients into the pan. You’ll be amazed to discover how few ingredients are required as compared to the long list you see on labels from breads purchased at the [...]