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Chocolate Cream Cheese Killer Toast Bread

Chocolate Cream Cheese Killer Toast Bread

Those who love chocolate and cream cheese are going to love this bread. The bread dough is based on killer toast, with cream cheese and cocoa powder added to…

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Cream Cheese Killer Toast Bread

Cream Cheese Killer Toast Bread

Easy to handle bread dough, only one proofing instead of the more common double proofing, soft, tender, fluffy, and full of buttery and cream cheese goodness.

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Red Bean Steamed Buns

Red Bean Steamed Buns

Red bean steamed buns (豆沙包; dou sha bao) is one of my most favorite Chinese steamed buns. The fluffy soft white buns and the sweet red bean paste work together…

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Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry in Mushroom Sauce

Asparagus and Mushroom Stir Fry in Mushroom Sauce

Asparagus is not a typical vegetable to be prepared with mushroom sauce, but one that works surprisingly well together. When asparagus is in season, be sure to…

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Barley Pandan

Barley Pandan

When I was young and still living with my Grandma, she loved taking us to little Chinese eateries around town that serve simple food like wonton noodle soup,…

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Butternut Mantou

Butternut Mantou

Mantou (馒头) or Chinese steam buns are usually white, but since I prefer my all purpose flour to be unbleached, I know they are not going to end up white, so I…

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Braised Tofu and Shiitake

Braised Tofu and Shiitake

Braised tofu and shiitake is one of the most traditional Chinese home dish. Each family typically has their own variation, and this time I am making it into a…

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Red Bean Butternut Tang Yuan

Red Bean Butternut Tang Yuan

Celebrate Lantern Festival on the 15th day of Chinese New Year with tang yuan. This butternut version with red bean filling is perfect for festive occasions.

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Sticky Rice Cake with Red Bean Paste

Sticky Rice Cake with Red Bean Paste

The earliest memory of Chinese snacks that I have is probably this sticky rice cake with red bean paste and egg tart. Both are almost guaranteed to be found in…

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Red Bean Bread

Red Bean Bread

Is there anything more comforting than red bean bread? It is the quintessential Asian bread. Be it Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or just about any other South East…

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Broccoli & Garlic Stir Fry

Broccoli & Garlic Stir Fry

When I was still living in Indonesia and watching Western movies, I always wondered why Western parents seem to have problem getting their children to eat more…

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Vegetarian Dumplings

Vegetarian Dumplings

Chinese dumplings (jiaozi/饺子) is one of my favorite food year round and a must have item for Chinese New Year. There are so many varieties for the filling be it…

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