Sourdough Focaccia

baked focassia

This Italian bread has gained a lot of attention lately on Instagram, specially because it is a nice empty canvas for you to be creative with toppings. I am sure most of you have seen the mesmerizing scenery some artistic bakers create on focaccia using a verity of vegetables and […]

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Lemon Meringue Tartlets

Okay, let me start by saying, that this is my most enjoyable pastry creation so far. I absolutely love every step of this process. I loved it even when I had to do it day-in and day-out and never grew tired of it!!! Rolling the shortcrust to a perfect smooth […]

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Sourdough Challah (coconut & cardamom)

I made my first Challah last year around Easter. This mesmerizing braided bread was all over Instagram and I got to know about it more through my close IG baking family (Yes I have got more virtual friends than real friends now, hoping to meet them in the flesh one […]

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Sourdough sandwich bread (Pullman)

sourdough sandwich

A sandwich bread is a must when you plan a picnic, outing, gathering, kids party or BBQ. This is a kids favorite right!? However, I tend to buy sandwich bread from a good local bakery mostly, as I never plan ahead. So this is not very frequent bread at our […]

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Ale and potato sourdough bread

This is a variation of a classic bread that I learnt to make at the bakery school. I still remember the smell of potato being boiled, beer balm being cooked and finally when those bread hit the ovens! It is such a sensational culinary experience. We had to wash and […]

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Portuguese Custard Tarts

Portuguese custard tarts

This is one of my favorite pastries to eat and make! I didn’t know about them until I moved to Australia, Melbourne to be specific. I know, it would have been perfect if I could say, I had my first in Portugal ha ha… Well, Melbourne is famous for it’s […]

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Sourdough chocolate Hot Cross buns

If you have already made the traditional version, then this is not very different to that. But I thought I would put this down anyway, so if you are a chocolate fan, you can follow straight away, without having to adjust the original recipe. I love anything chocolate, but, when […]

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Bread making (Sourdough) Basics for home bakers

I keep getting many questions from home-bakers, about measurements, dough consistency, mixing and proofing mostly with regard to sourdough recipes. So I decided that it will be helpful to create a post that address all the basics in one place about “baking sourdough at home”. This is for anyone who […]

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Sourdough Burger Buns

If there is anything that you should learn to make, apart from bread of course, that would be the bread rolls. Be it simple dinner rolls, fancy hot cross buns or versatile burger buns, it is a skill any baking enthusiast would love to have. I have tried many recipes […]

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Sourdough Pull-Apart Monkey Bread

This is a type of bread that is equally fun to make as it it to eat. I remember looking up one day to find out why it called a monkey bread. It is because you have to use your fingers to break/pull small pieces away to eat. Yes! now […]

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