Stiff Starter

Here’s a stiff starter for enriched dough, like broiche. Ingredients Stiff starter 10g sugar 25g water 45g 100% hydration starter 50g bread flour Method Add all the ingredients and leave to rise for about 3 to 5 hours until the volume...

Starter

This is what I do to prepare the starter before adding to the sourdough Ingredients (for 1 loaf) 15g starter 30g water 30g flour Method Place the starter in a mixing bowl. Add water and mix to form a slurry. Add the flour and mix. Transfer to a tall bottle. Leave to...

Clear Glaze

I use this clear glaze on an osmanthus cake and it’ll be useful when I need some shine on my cakes. Ingredients 4g gelatin sheets 200g sugar 200g water Method Bloom the gelatin in cold water. Boil sugar with water in a saucepan for a minute. Take the saucepan...

Raspberry Jam

A simple jam that can be used to balance sweetness. I added a dollop of this in the middle of white chocolate shells to balance the sweetness. Ingredient 60g raspberry puree 15g glucose 15g caster sugar 1tsp lemon juice 1.5 tsp pectin Method Mix pectin with the sugar...

Cinnamon Cream

I used this for some delish cinnamon rolls as well as sourdough babka that did not rise. It’s a good basic filling for breads, cookies as well as brownies. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 250g brown sugar 150g unsalted butter 2 tsp ground cinnamon Method...

Speculoos Cream

It’s been a long long hiatus. Back here because it’s easier to get the recipes I need at times and wonder where I have saved them. I used this cream for a sourdough babka. Oh the babka is another story of 2 failed loaves, most of which I binned, the third...
Keroppi Pandan Chiffon

Keroppi Pandan Chiffon

My brother-in-law was craving for pandan chiffon and he couldn’t get from the supermarkets, so I baked one for him. I used the same recipe as the pandan bloom and did a Keroppi version. I had always wanted to try these character chiffons, but they brown so...
Bahn Mi Scored Bread

Bahn Mi Scored Bread

This CB period saw me baking lots of bread and this easy recipe has that nice crust and it freezes well too! I have these 2 scored differently bread frozen in the fridge to be consumed later. Come next week, there will be less time to bake. I’ve been dying to...
Pull Apart Milk Bread

Pull Apart Milk Bread

BFF sent me a recipe on this pull apart milk bread that is baked in a chiffon cake tin and uses condensed milk, so it has a subtle sweetness. My dad would like it, so I baked some. It turned out soft and subtly sweet. It’s a good loaf. The recipe is in Chinese,...