Category Archives: Breads
Roasted Tomato Bruschetta Posted by: | March 26, 2011

So here I am blogging in the dark, during Earth Hour. My first Earth Hour ever in Vietnam. I can’t really tell whether other houses/buildings are doing Earth Hour, as it’s always very dark when I look out my window into my alley at night. It’s one of the reasons why I avoid coming home […]

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Hot Summer’s day Lunch Party Posted by: | May 17, 2010

I decided to have a lunch party for the first time on this weekend. It’s kind of challenging as I wouldn’t have much time to cook and prepare in the morning (I’m incapable of waking up before 10am on weekends). Which means, I would have to get all ingredients by Friday after work. So every […]

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Awesome Dinner Party: Homemade Baguette & Bruschetta, Roasted Chicken with Apples & Leeks, Smashed New Potatoes with Garlic & Chives, Chocolate Marsala Cake Posted by: | May 3, 2010

It’s been a long day and even though I’m extremely exhausted, I still can’t wait to dish it all out on my smashin Dinner Party tonight! All I can say is, everyone’s plates was clean and all dishes were finished to the last piece (we all ate Usman’s portion as well). Nothing beats that feeling […]

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No-Knead Artisan Bread Posted by: | April 26, 2010

Today marks another important event in my short cooking history. I have successfully duplicated an artisan bakery loaf. You know, those with thick, golden-brown crackling crust, with very flavorful crumbs that are light and open-holed like cheese. Normally that would require patient kneading and baking in a professional bread oven. But thanks to Jim Lahey’s […]

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Bruschetta with Smashed Cherry Tomatoes & Olives Posted by: | April 19, 2010

Bruschetta is my all time favorite appetizer. And what better way to make Bruschetta than making with your own home-made french bread?  A concept I would not dare to phathom a year ago, or even a few months back. But this weekend, being phenomenal as it is thanks to the birth of my first bread, […]

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French Bread/Baguette (I did it! I baked my own Bread!!) Posted by: | April 18, 2010

Today marks an important day in the history of my entire life. I have officially baked my own bread. And not just that. I baked my favorite bread: Baguette. Bread is one of the my favorite food of all time (besides Pretzels – i have yet to make that as well!). I was told that […]

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