Sourdough Danish Pastry

sourdough danish pastry

Danish, shortened for Danish pastry is a multi-layered, leavened, sweet pastry just like croissants, but only sweeter and richer in taste. I still remember, how I adored looking at these jewel like pastries in cafe windows in Paris. During my time as a baker/pastry chef, I had the chance to […]

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Sourdough Hot Cross buns

sourdough hot cross buns

Come Easter, this is something I look forward to. There is so much bliss in biting into a buttered warm hot cross bun. It goes so well with black coffee (specially the long black I miss so much) and for me it’s a completely satisfying breakfast. I can’t stomach the […]

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High-hydration sourdough

sourdough bread

High hydration bread has received a lot of attention lately, specially among the sourdough bread enthusiasts. And to be honest, this is my favorite way to go, even though it did require a lot of time, practicing and perfecting the method. What is not to love about a high-hydration bread, […]

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Sourdough buckwheat waffles (overnight)

Sundays were our usual pancake day, well until I ordered the waffle iron that is. I don’t know why I delayed this and it’s already been a year since we moved to Seattle. May be my mind is a bit reluctant to accept that, we might have to settle down […]

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Orange scented fruited sourdough pan loaf

fruit toast

Of all the things I miss most of Melbourne is the morning stroll we did to get coffee. We lived on the hills of beautiful Emerald and there was this nature trail that connected Belgrave and Gembrook, which followed the famous Puffing Billy Railway line. It was our Saturday ritual […]

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Sourdough Brioche loaf

I was asked several times if I have a sourdough brioche recipe and unfortunately I had to reply with a very polite NO and it didn’t feel right. So here it is! I am thrilled to finally write this down and so grateful for the encouragement I receive from many […]

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Sourdough Apple Fritters

apple fritters

Apple fritters has become one of my favorite naughty snacks, ever since we moved to Seattle. I call it apple stuffed dough nuts! whats not to like about it? Really?!!! Donuts are fritters are so much different here and there are so many varieties but apple fritters with its sweetness […]

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Sourdough baguettes

A complete guide to crusty homemade sourdough baguettes! I was on a mission to finding the secret or holly grail to making perfect sourdough baguette at home. In a bakery, this would be a no big deal with all the state-of-the-art mixers, proofers and ovens. But it can be quite […]

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Mini flourless orange cakes

flourless orange cake

These are the easiest thing to make when you have a couple of Oranges at hand. The whole Orange is used in this recipe, YES! the skin too. This can be made in steps so even if you have a busy schedule, it is still possible to whip his up […]

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Pineapple macarons

macarones

I still remeber clearly, the first time I bit into a proper macaron, about 8 years ago, at LadurĂ©e in Paris. I was amazed by the elegant, classy spread of pastries and other sweets sitting in that luxurious gold framed cabinet and the macarons caught my eyes immediately. I had […]

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