Chinese “pineapple” (bolo) custard buns 菠蘿包

Redemption. Don’t you just love it? After my epic fail in the Chinese custard buns that I made recently, I was extremely discouraged in trying…

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The best chocolate chip cookies ever – the New York Times cookie

The search has finally ended. After years of trying various chocolate chip cookie recipes, I have finally found the one. I am in the camp…

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Chocolate and cacao nib cookies

Are you a disciplined shopper or more of an impulse buyer?  I’d like to think that I’m pretty disciplined, but sometimes I can’t help myself.…

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Skating Fridays

Most (if not all) of you know that I am a figure skater. I get questions all the time on what type of skating I…

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Funfetti cake batter fudge

For the March What’s Baking challenge, Jen of Beantown Baker chose sprinkles as our theme. I could have gone the easy route and simply added…

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Chinese baked custard filled buns (奶黄包)

One Asian food that I have always loved and will always adore are Chinese pastries. My mom and I have been known to walk into…

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Brioche burger buns

I have come a long way. For the longest time, I had a fear of working with yeast. I wouldn’t go near it and avoided…

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