Apple Walnut Pumpkin Cake Bread

This apple walnut pumpkin cake started off as a bread, but became more of a cake. Actually, I initially woke up wanting to bake banana bread. Then it became banana cream cheese bread. Then it became…. this. It has a cream cheese topping, creating a fluffy top, as opposed to a crustier one. It can […]

Spicy Rice Flatbread (Is it Roti or Chapati?)

Question 1) What’s your favourite type of flatbread? So I came home last night and attempted to make tortillas with the 2/3 cup of cooked rice I had sitting in the rice cooker (aka not enough to make fried rice). It was something of an experiment. Having read about homemade tortillas by Alana Chernila in […]

Soft and Fluffy Sandwich Bread (Tangzhong – aka Hokkaido Milk Bread)

Soft, fluffy, sweet buns were all a stapleΒ of the neighbourhood Chinese and Japanese bakeries that I frequented growing up. From square-cutΒ honey sandwich loaves to savory buns with shredded bbq pork to sweet buns with custard fillings encased in a glazed dome shell, the doughs were all similar in their feather lightness with just a touch […]