During quarantine, most of us have picked up a new hobby or two. I have always been fascinated with sourdough, but I was just always really confused by a lot of the language these bakers used (feeding, levain, discard, hooch, etc.) AHHHHHH!!! But with the extra time on my hands, I decided to buckle down [...]
You guys, I've been wanting to make this for soooooo long. So I've been going back and forth on whether or not I should get a bamboo steamer. There are so many Chinese goodies I want to make, but they all require using a steamer. Something in me always cheapened out and I never [...]
What's better than banana bread? Chocolate banana bread, of course! This is also a one-bowl recipe, which is a huge plus. Although this is probably better as a dessert, I have managed to convince myself that this is perfectly acceptable as breakfast.
I've been binging Great British Bake Off lately, and there was this one episode where for the technical challenge, the bakers had to make bread, but it was on the stovetop. Naturally, all the bakers were very perplexed and didn't know what to do. I just kept shouting at the screen "I. could. totally. win. [...]
So about 6 years ago, I was in grad school, and my friend introduced me to this phenomenon - no-knead bread. No-knead? How was this possible? At the time, I lived in a small apartment with a tiny kitchenette, so I was all down for shortcuts and things that don't require a ton of counter [...]
A good friend of mine is a health nut. So much so that he weighs all his food that he consumes on a regular basis. I distinctively remember one time going to an Asian bakery with him, and he picks up a loaf of bread and tells me that he'll eat the loaf in the [...]