This orange muffin is my proudest recent creation. Using the whole orange gives a bright and strong orange flavor that's just impossible to get from using only the inner fruit or juice of the orange. In addition, these muffins have a fluffy and moist texture that's embellished with bursts of tanginess from the cranberry and crunchiness from the pearl sugar topping. It's really amazing! I guess this is what you'd call (at least I would) a perfect muffin. Oh, and what's more important is that … [Read more...] about Whole Orange Greek Yogurt Muffin with Cranberry - Fluffy and Moist with an Intense Orange Flavor
Black sesame bun (Zhi Ma Bao) is a popular Chinese sweet pastry that can usually be found in dim sum restaurants. Growing up in Taiwan, we usually eat black sesame bun for breakfast or as a snack. It's basically a Chinese steamed bun filled with sweet black sesame paste, which is something tragically absent from western style baked goods. The sweet black sesame filling in this bun is creamy, rich, nutty, and just all around amazing. Basically, any time I make some kind of baked good, my … [Read more...] about Hedgehog Black Sesame Bun (Zhi Ma Bao) - Cute, Yummy and Healthy!
This custard bun is probably the most popular bake good in my family. Nobody can resist it. When you take a bite, the tender and fluffy bread along with the sweet and creamy custard melt together in your mouth to create something amazing. If you can distill heaven into a bite, this might very well be it. Take of bite of this when you're having a bad day and you'll likely forget about it and realize that life is actually not so bad after all. Custard bun is very … [Read more...] about Baked Custard Bun (Cream Pan) - Asian Bakery Style
Taiwanese macaron is a traditional snack that you can only find in old school Taiwanese bakeries now a days. Few pastries can bring as much nostalgia to the typical Taiwanese as this pastry. Even though I call it a Taiwanese macaron because it looks so similar to French macarons, but the taste and texture are completely different different. Two small wafers of soft and airy sponge cake/cookie with a thin crispy shell and butter cream in between creates a fabulous flavor when they all melt … [Read more...] about Taiwanese Macaron - Mini Sponge Cake/Cookie Sandwich with Butter Cream
I can think of so many reasons why you may want to learn how to make homemade boba milk tea at home from scratch. Maybe the boba shops you have access to just can't compare with what you've had before. Maybe you can get some decent boba, but you're wallet isn't happy with you when you do. Or maybe you just want some fun activity to do with friends or with your kids. Whatever the reason, you've come to the right place. Boba tea is probably the most well known and … [Read more...] about 3 Ingredient Easy Homemade Boba Tapioca Pearl - With brown sugar milk