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

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

(Almost Fatfree) Wholewheat Choco-nana Custard Cocoa Buns

I’m down with a high fever coupled with flu for the first time in 4 years. This sucks. Can’t concentrate enough do homework so I just have to sleep the pain away. 😦 Maybe a silly bear can cheer me up? 😀 And some cocoa buns too as well… . . Whole Wheat Cocoa Buns … Continue reading

(Almost Fat free) Wholemeal Matcha Chocolate Buns

These buns stay soft for 2 days! Don’t refrigerate them. Don’t over-proof them during the second rise. Won’t say anything else. I think I caught a virus. (A real one, not computer one). Feeling sick 😦 I followed Christine‘s recipe for Japanese Green Tea Bread but tweaked it to make it wholemeal and dual coloured. … Continue reading

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

– 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

‘Brownied’ Cream-Cheese Matcha Brioche Buns (almost fat free with vegan option)

Which idiot buys a birthday present for her/himself? Me. A borsch MUM 4600 kitchen machine (wiped out SGD$149.00 from my savings) And a wise decision it was. This baby was down for half-price and I figured since I was nowhere near getting my yellow kitchenaid, this would do for now. My little brother helped me … Continue reading

Carrot Cake Buns w Cream Cheese filling (Vegan and Almost fat-free)

– Dear Eraser, Remember when we first started our journey together? You were long and clean. You were there. I was desperate for you. You relieved my teachers of my eyesore of a handwriting. You granted their eyesights no damage whatsoever and helped me to continue my streak as a downright perfectionist. You were loyal. … Continue reading

Mini Coffee Sugar buns

. Mini Coffee Sugar buns (fat free of course) – Ingredients: 70g bread flour 30g cake flour 60g wholewheat flour 30g sugar 3g yeast 2g salt 1 tsp instant coffee granules 1/2 egg 90-100ml warm water Method Mix the dry ingredients together. Add the wet ingredients and knead into an elastic dough that passes the … Continue reading

The best memories– that make me go wordless

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

Fat- free Sweet Bread made possible

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

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