In this recipe I will show you how to make amazing strawberry flavored pineapple buns filled with strawberry cream cheese using all natural ingredients. These pineapple buns are soft and pillowy on the inside with a satisfyingly crunchy shell on the exterior providing a contrasting texture for the ultimate Asian bakery bun experience. I'm using the Tangzhong method in this recipe to give the buns a better texture and that they will be able to stay fresh longer. This … [Read more...] about Strawberry and Cream Cheese Pineapple bun (Melonpan/Bolo bao)
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 popular in Taiwan, you … [Read more...] about Baked Custard Bun (Cream Pan) - Asian Bakery Style
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
These colorful baked mochi balls made with sweet potato and Ube are healthy, cute, easy to make and very addicting. It's also a fun cooking activity not only for kids but also with friends. This recipe is adapted from a famous Taiwanese street food called "sweet potato balls", which can typically be found in Taiwanese night markets. The sweet potato balls that this recipe is based off of consists mainly of mashed sweet potato and tapioca flour, which are rolled into balls and deep … [Read more...] about Easy Baked Mochi Balls with Sweet Potato and Ube - Great snack and activity for kids