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…

Parker House Rolls

Parker House rolls originated at the Parker House, a hotel in Boston.  The butter and egg enriched dough remind me of the sweeter version of bread I grew up with back in Hong Kong. 2 1/2 teaspoon (10g) of active dry yeast or instant yeast 1 cup (250 ml) of milk 4 tablespoon of melted…

Fig, Almond and Rye Bread

After traveling for a couple weeks in Europe, I couldn’t wait to resume my baking!  This is slightly inspired my the wonderful breads I have seen during my recent trip to Spain & Germany. This is another one of my just wing it recipe =) Here are the ingredients (mainly for myself so I can…

iBrot #5: Mexican Conchas

Mexican conhas is actually very similar to Hong Kong’s pineapple buns.  There is a thin buttery, sugary crust cover plan basic white bun.  You can get fancy and put in sweet filling like red bean paste.  But the basic bun allows you to serve with a “slice” of butter in a middle of toasted warm conchas.  It…

iBrot #4: Portuguese Corn Bread (Broa)

This is a simple, rusty looking bread that’s actually not easy to make. The kneading process is extremely sticky and messy. The result product is more dense & filling bread. It has nice bite because of the corn meal. Started with cooking the cornmeal for a short time Still look manageable in the beginning, but…

iBrot #3: Tofu Red Bean Bun – an pan (とうふあんパン)

A little unexpected shape & form eh?  Yes, this is not your usual round puffy looking an-pan.  I have seen some google image search call this style “yaki-an-pan”.  The bread is actually still very soft.  Even this bread is made with tofu, you really cannot taste that, so don’t worry if you are afraid of…