Paper thin soft chewy, Sonoran-style flour tortilla

[ezcol_1half] For a couple years now, I’ve been taking jabs at creating the perfect flour tortillas. Now, any conversation evoking the word “perfect” ought to be subject to a clearer definition, doesn’t it?  So here is mine.  The perfect flour tortilla, in my view, should be unleavened (otherwise it’s just a thin pita), translucent, thin…

Chewy marshmallow nougat w/ cheese crackers and pistachio

”  It has just the right resistance, just the right gives, and just the right amount of crunches, dense and chewy yet airy and textural.  “ [ezcol_1half] In case you’re wondering why there’s again a video instead of process photos, I’m actually thinking about experimenting with this new format from now on.  Based on feedbacks,…

Layered scallion pancraffles

[ezcol_1fifth]–[/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_3fifth] ”  SOMETIMES THE RIGHT THINGS DON’T MAKE SENSE. “ This is not a croissant.  I know better not to call it such without the distinct lamination equally spaced across in laser-precision, if only to avoid sudden eruptive rage from the sentimental hearts of any avid croissantologists.  But this is not a scallion pancake…

Your final guide to the perfect English tea scone – all common mistakes corrected

I couldn’t explain better than I have in the video. Watch it.  Drop mic.  Peace out.  No more bad scones. Bye.

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MAGIC 15-SECONDS CREAMY SCRAMBLED EGGS

[ezcol_1third] THE PREVIOUSLY-THOUGHT-IMPOSSIBLE SCRAMBLED EGGS-FANTASY SPEED, AND CREAMINESS.  ALL TOGETHER [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_1third] We all think we know how to do scrambled eggs. We all know, I hope, that speedy scrambled eggs cooked over high heat will be grainy, rubbery… and worst of all, will ooze liquid out of themselves and ruin a good morning.  Thus…

miso stewed short-ribs French-dip sandwich

[ezcol_1third] A ROUNDUP OF MY WEEK RANGING FROM TRAGEDY TO AWESOMENESS… [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_2third_end] Lost my sleep mojo. Left pink eye that’s flirting dangerously with my right eye. Egg allergy plus one-lick-too-many from testing the magic 15-seconds scrambled eggs, gave this pre-middle aged face a few beautiful, custard-filled pimples. Tweezer rage.  That corner of my eyebrow is…

Failproof flakey pastry stuffed with mochi and chocolate

[ezcol_1fifth]–[/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_3fifth] Listen, I’ve made this flakey pastry about four times now.  And each time, no matter how every single signs along the way was pointing towards an inevitable heartbreaking disaster, somehow, miraculously, it always turned out amazing.  I’ve stuffed them with jam and cheese, with fruits and nuts, and this time, with bittersweet chocolate…

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Gluten-free, low-carb, chewy all-purpose noodles made of chicken breast

[ezcol_1fifth]-[/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_3fifth] “  The wisdom in exploring Mars lies in a single dumpling.  ” The merits to explore Mars may not be a subject that lands on a food blog very often.  Yet. Since the 1990’s, the world has spend billions of dollars over the span of numerous unmanned missions to probe at this relentlessly…

Chicken crackling smash burger

[ezcol_1half] ”  the wonder of chicken is that, even though the meat lags behind pork and beef in intensity, its cracklings on the other hand, are incredibly potent and explosive.  …these itty bitty fragments of fat caramelize and crisps into powerful flavor pellets where bright rays of chickeny-ness are released when crunched through in your…

Flatten the curve (bird)

[ezcol_1fifth]-[/ezcol_1fifth] [ezcol_3fifth] ”  In this climate where any certainty is elusive at best, I can promise you this…  “ I’ve always been an avid campaigner in the flattening of a bird, a process of turning this hopelessly 3-dimensional animal that insists on uneven heat distribution, into a 2-dimensional disk that crisp up indiscriminately across the…

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