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Braided red bean milk bread (vegan)

By on July 28, 2017

This braided red bean milk bread has the softest, fluffiest dough ever! And the most surprising part is that it uses a regular dough rather than a gelatinized one! I do love using the tangzhong method to make my bread because it keeps the moisture in the bread for days after the initial bake but […]

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Baked red bean glutinous rice cake

By on February 7, 2016
glutinous rice muffin

Lunar new year is among us and one of my FAVORITE things to have this time of year is nian gao or new year cake. It’s made out of glutinous rice flour so the texture of the cake is both sticky and chewy, resembling mochi which makes it super fun to eat as well.

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Adzuki red bean donuts with matcha glaze (vegan friendly)

By on February 27, 2015

Ahhh, it’s that time again. Matcha time. Every now and then I go mad for matcha. I need it, I want it, and I crave it in any shape or form. But as much as I love my matcha white chocolate cookies, matcha chia pudding, matcha redbean rolls, and matcha redbean buns, I was just […]

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Mochi madness (mochi nutella muffins, mochi bread, mochi blueberry cakes, sesame seed balls, mochi balls)

By on September 10, 2014

Lil’ bun and I are obsessed with the chewy texture glutinous rice flour gives baked goods so we decided to make a bunch of treats that used that type of flour and compile it into a blog post! These recipes aren’t our own and we found them all online so here’s how ours turned out […]

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Steamed buns (vegan)

By on April 14, 2014

It’s been a while since lil’ bun and I have made Asian inspired delights so we figured that it was about time to make traditional steamed buns. We ventured into one of mother deer’s recipe books for this recipe and even though we never made steamed buns before, we actually found the dough to be […]

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