Pita Bread from Baking with Julia

Highly recommend you stand next to your oven when baking pita bread because it is one the most magical view to see the paper thin dough puff up into round pillows. Ingredients 1 teaspoon active dry yeast 2 1/2 cups of lukewarm water 2 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour 1 tablespoon of salt 1…

Sponge Cake (HK Style)

Chiffon method Yolk mixture 8 egg yolks 80g sugar 200g cake flour 100ml milk 100ml oil 1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 1/4 teaspoon of salt Meringue 8 egg whites 100g sugar 1/2 teaspoon of cream of tartar   bake in 330F oven for 40 to 45 mins until golden brown.    

Japanese Cheesecake

Base on Micheal Lim youTube recipe.  Reduce sugar, remove butter and scale up to use full 250g cream cheese Ingredients: 100g whole milk 250g cream cheese 75g cake flour 25g corn starch 6 eggs 100g sugar   Instruction: Separate yolk from white Preheat oven to 300F Cook cream cheese and milk in sauce pan under…

Spiced Biscotti

  From American’s Test Kitchen 1000 pages cookbook “the new best recipe” Ingredients 2 1/4 cups (11 oz) AP flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup (7 oz) sugar 2 large…

Pretty Cupcake using Alton Brown’s Buttercream Frosting

Really like AB’s frosting recipe because it tastes pretty good and it does not require taking candy thermometer because there is not need to make any syrup. Ingredients: 6 oz unsalted butter (room temperature) 2 oz crisco (the plain white one) 1 large egg 1 pound of icing sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract   Place…

Dorayaki

Dorayaki  (銅鑼焼き) is a Japanese sweet make with favourful pancake and a thick pile of red bean paste filling.  This home recipe is so simple to make and taste really good.! 200g pastry flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder 150g sugar 2 large eggs 70ml of milk 1 tablespoon of soya sauce 1/2 tablespoon of mirin…

Pear and Plum Pie

I have been  old basic salty pastry from baking with Julia for almost 10 years and this has never failed me. The filling was just 3 plums + 1 pear with lemon juice and lemon zest.  One can really put together this pie in less than 30 minutes once you have prepared the pie dough.   

Lego and Dino Gummies

Must give this simple recipe a try!! Very simple list of ingredients: 1/2 cup cold water 1/4 cup corn syrup 2 packages of gelatin (14 g) 1 package of ur favourite jello Follow the instruction and the tips from this YouTube:

Tofu Bread

This is super simple bread machine recipe.  Put everything in and press dough button.  When dough is ready, just simple shaping , wait for it to double and bake in 385F oven until golden brown and bread internal temp reach 200F. Here are the ingredients: 200 g of tofu 1 egg yolk 1/2 cup of…

  Chocolate brownies and cheesecake 

Why choose either brownies or cheesecake when you can have both? Brownie base: Duncan brownies mix prepare as per box instruction and bake in 350F over with srpingform pan for 15 minutes. Cheesecake filling: 2 blocks (500g) of cream cheese 1/2 cup of sugar 1 cup of sour cream 2 tablespoon of flower (either AP or cake flour…