Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

As you all may have noticed from all these recipes on my site showcasing sugary goodies that I have a huuge sweet tooth. I don't typically gravitate towards baking or eating cookies, unless they are soft and chewy. I've tried several cookie recipes before but have always found it hard to re-create the soft chewy centers. It wasn't until I realized what I was doing wrong.

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How To Maintain Wooden Cutting Board and Utensils

How To Maintain Wooden Cutting Board and Utensils

I had recently acquired a wooden cutting board and I was looking into how to maintain it. I had only been familiar with the use of mineral oil as one option to repel water from soaking into the board and risk damaging my investment, but got excited as I dug deeper. There were plenty of alternatives available.

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Matcha Cupcakes with Adzuki Bean (Red Bean) Buttercream

Matcha Cupcakes with Adzuki Bean (Red Bean) Buttercream

A girl friend had requested to replicate Uncle Tetsu's green tea Madeleines on my Instagram, not knowing it was not something I had made before. Upon request, I went to attempt these Madeleines at her place without the azuki bean filling in the center. I used my mini muffin pan to bake them. Surprisingly, it was a simple recipe and it turned out better than I had expected! 

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Basic Chinese Steamed Bao Dough Recipe

Basic Chinese Steamed Bao Dough Recipe

I've been greatly inspired watching ChefSteps on youtube to try making some steam baos at home. They used David Chang's Momofuku's pork bun recipe, a modern take on the traditional Chinese stuffed steam buns. I decided to follow a more basic recipe for the steam bao. It's a very versatile recipe that can be used for savoury or sweet fillings. And basic is where I wanted to start from.

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