Exploding Cream Buns 爆浆面包 (Whole Wheat & Vegan)

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. One of the things I love most of Taiwan is the varied speeds of change in the country. The rocky path to my grandparents’ house  have those same old rocks embedded, the same old metal spring buried at one side, rows of crops of 槟榔叶 (betel leaves) grown by the same old farmers at … Continue reading

Healthy Hokkaido Bread (Taiwan-inspired!)

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. . 6 years ago… Location: Kaoshiung International Airport 高雄国际航空站 Crazy people: Me, Bro, Mum Airport Security: What are you carrying? Mum: Bread. Airport Security: Really? (Disbelieving) Mum: Yes. (in a ‘Duh!’ manner) Airport Security: Is it really that delicious? (More than ‘disbelieving’-ly) Me: Yes. (instead of raising redundant suspicions with a sarcastic “no, we … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Povitica (Vegan, Reduced Fat & Whole Wheat)

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I have been watching ‘Lizzie McGuire’.  And conducting detailed research of what happened to the main characters:  Hilary Duff is now pregnant and has a smaller head. I still love her voice. Adam Lamberg : MIA Lalaine looks pretty much the same and she has been singing. That’s cute.  Jake Thomas grew out his hair … Continue reading

Magical Cinnamon Rolls w Vegan Option (Low Fat & Whole Wheat)

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If you’ve never seen a fluffy, wholewheat, sticky, gooey cinnamon roll, I have a question for you: . . . Who are you??? . Crawl out of that cocoon you’re living in right now. . And stare. . You’re looking at it. . Fluffy. Gooey. Soft. Sticky. Yum. Who knew it would be whole wheat? … Continue reading

Guilt-free Tangzhong Choco-Cinnamon buns (with vegan option)

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I got chased by a cat today…a cat… a freakin’ cat! It started with a plan to run. (Okay, that’s an overstatement– I really mean ‘jog’). I was jogging on this pavement and a cat literally jumped out of nowhere right at me! My immediate reaction was to give it a cold hard glare hey cat … Continue reading

Fat free Milk-Coffee-Buns (with vegan option)

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– When feeling sad or fed-up, some just sleep on it. Some watch sappy movies. Some do homework (WAIT. Seriously, who does that?!!!) Others… like me… BAKE. I bake bread. While watching ‘How I Met Your Mother’. Today I baked Milk-coffee-buns. And I can’t fall asleep now though its 2 am. I’m no coffee drinker … Continue reading

The best memories– that make me go wordless

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My favourite place on Earth     Can you guess where this is?

Fat- free Sweet Bread made possible

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Within my three week getaway in Taiwan a month ago, I returned my English language skills to my teacher and started learning to read Traditional Chinese… the sacrifices I  make to bake! I read a couple of French dessert books, steamed buns and bread cookbooks and this is one of the recipes I got from … Continue reading

I’m back with Mantou

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I haven’t been here for a d**n long time. I was back in Taiwan, my FAVOURITE country of all time (not Singapore, of course) to visit my beloved relatives whom I’ve not seen in THREE YEARS.  God I miss them sooo much! Unlike most other Singaporeans who would have gone to Taipei visiting shopping centres … Continue reading

Banana Bonzanza- Custard Banana Minis

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Custard Banana Minis Ingredients (Dough) Dough from Monkey bread 1  portion   (Topping) Skim milk 8 tbs Custard powder 2 tbs Brown sugar 1 tbs  – – Instructions: In a small bowl, mix all topping ingredients to form a smooth watery mixture. To test, lift some with a spoon and drip them into the bowl … Continue reading

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