Cheese Scones

My kitchen smells like your typical bakery in the neighbourhood, those Cheese Scones are so good! American Scones (sounds like "cone") or British Scones (pronounce as "skon") whichever how you say it... they are both yummy, and that's what's important. Today, I was busy in the kitchen making this and that. My kids were like… Continue reading Cheese Scones


Spirulina Chicken Karage Bao

INGREDIENTS FOR BAO:2 Tbsp Caster sugar1¼ tsp Active dried yeast200 ml Warm water, or a dash more if needed300 gm Plain flour (2 cups)1 tsp Salt½ tsp Baking powder1 Tbsp     Spirulina powder or Malunggay powder1 Tbsp Peanut oil, choose a good quality one, plus extra for brushingINSTRUCTIONS:1. Put sugar and yeast in a small… Continue reading Spirulina Chicken Karage Bao


Spanish Bread

INGREDIENTS:FOR DOUGH:3 cups flour1 1/2 teaspoons instant dry yeast1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon salt3/4 cup milk3 tablespoons or 60 grams of butter, melted1 eggFOR FILLING:1/2 cup or 115 grams butter, softened1/2 cup sugar1/4 bread crumbsFOR BREADING:1/2 cup breadINSTRUCTIONS:1. Put milk and yeast in a microwavable bowl or Pyrex cup and heat in the microwave for 30… Continue reading Spanish Bread


Pandesal without Bread Maker

In the Philippines, we always have pandesal or Filipino bread for breakfast. It's yummy with margarine or butter, peanut butter, liver spread, nutella, even pansit bihon or by itself. Recipe for pandesal is up on my blog now.Here in New Zealand, our favourite spread for pandesal is Nuttelex. It's a healthy alternative to butter. It's… Continue reading Pandesal without Bread Maker


Easy Soft and Moist Banana Bread

INGREDIENT:½ cup white sugar½-3/4 cup brown sugar (I used ½ cup)8 tablespoons butter, softened (1 stick or 113 grams)2 eggs, beaten3 large extra ripe bananas (1½ cups mashed)2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon salt1½ teaspoon cinnamon1½ teaspoons vanilla extract½ cup buttermilkINSTRUCTIONS:1. Preheat oven to 325 F or 160 C.2. Grease… Continue reading Easy Soft and Moist Banana Bread