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Butterflake Herb Loaf, transformed | King Arthur Baking

March Bakealong Challenge: Butterflake Herb Loaf recipe

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 …

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Seriously soft filipino pan de coco (using tangzhong method)

Today’s recipe is for another local bakery standby – the Pan de Coco. Pan de Coco is a soft, coconut-filled bun that is a popular snack in the Philippines. Like most Filipino breads, its name comes from Spanish and literally translates to coconut bread. It’s cool to note that other former Spanish territories also boast …

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Alfalfa Sprouts–Kitchen Countertop Sprouting Part 2 | Auntie Belacan

Spring challenge: creamy black eyed peas and alfalfa soup

I wish I could say that I love spring but I honestly can’t. There’s no spring where I live, you see, and the closest to seasons that we have are pre- and post-Christmas (just kidding, they’re wet and dry seasons). Kidding aside, I do appreciate the Black Eyed Peas (band) and this irresistible, honest to goodness, …

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The Softest Ever Pandesal ( Filipino Bread Rolls recipe)

My first attempt at making pandesal was a major disaster.  The Filipino Bread 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 my entire life again.  Up until last week, that is. Pandesal is the quintessential Filipino bread …

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