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August Bakealong Challenge: Golden Foccacia

Golden Foccacia

Yes! I’m alive! And back with August’s Bakealong Challenge: Golden Foccacia. Ok, first off, I’d like to apologize for not posting anything for some time now. I’ve been busy (excuses) with work and kinda fell off the inspiration wagon along the way. I’ve been active in Instagram though, so you can follow me there @gobblethecook to see what I’ve been up to recently. Now, moving on to the important stuff.…

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Delicious Filipino Spanish Bread

Filipino Spanish Bread

This post is part of the series on Filipino breads which aims to promote well-loved Filipino breads to Filipinos and non-Filipinos alike. Check out the other posts that are included in this series under the hashtag #FilipinoBreadSeries. Welcome to the second part of this series on Filipino Breads.  Today, I’m going to share with you how to make Filipino “Spanish” Bread. Yup, you read the name right. This is one of…

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The Softest Ever Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

Pandesal (Filipino Bread Rolls)

This post is a part the Filipino Bread series. This series aims to promote well-loved Filipino bread to everyone. Check out the other posts included in this series: #FilipinoBreadSeries. My first attempt at making pandesal was a major disaster.  The rolls were tasty but rivaled a blackhole in density. Because they were so hard, eating them felt like I was eating stones.  Since then, I swore never to make pandesal in…

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April Bakealong Challenge: Chocolate Babka

Welcome to April’s Bakealong Challenge, the Chocolate Babka! Perhaps I should start off by saying that I had no idea what a babka was before I started this challenge. Yeah, how sad is that. But the fact of the matter is, I was no bread eater and the bakeries back home didn’t make babkas when I was growing up.  So the long and short of it is, this month’s Bakealong certainly…

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Fluffy Hot Cross Buns for Easter

How’s your week so far? 😀  Easter is just around the corner and I can’t wait to roll up my sleeves and work in the kitchen. You know what else I look forward to? Fluffy Hot Cross Buns. Back when I was younger, we observed Holy Week in a more somber mood. I dreaded the arrival of Holy Week because it meant not being able to watch my favorite cartoon…

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March Bakealong Challenge: Butterflake Herb Loaf

I’ve been meaning to join the King Arthur Flour Bakealong Challenge since the beginning of the year but unfortunately my schedule (and my laziness) prevented me from joining in until this month.  But by dint of sheer persistence (aka giving pep talks to myself), I managed to bake this month’s bakealong challenge which was Butterflake Herb Loaf.  Hooray! The recipe was based on a winning recipe from King Arthur Flour’s 1964 Bake-Off…

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