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THANKSGIVING ROUX BREAD

For the innocent sake of running an adequate food-blog, I’ve been slowly sucked down to a rabbit hole passing the disorienting stage of flying pies and falling biscuits, deep down to the world of cultivating gas-farting micro-organism on my kitchen counter (quite deep when you actually think about it).  My falling journey has brought to you...

MULTI-LAYERED SCALLION FLAT BREADS

Do you have things that you tried and tried and tried making, and it.  Just.  Doesn’t.  Work?  In the kitchen, I call them my culinary nemesis, and they can be summed up by two words, “chewy” and “layers”.  You whisper these words to my ears in the middle of the night… I pee my pants.

THE PINEAPPLE BUNS/PO LO BAO

“THEY HAUNTED ME LIKE THE SWEETEST NIGHTMARE” I want to begin today by saying, “I’m sorry, Kelly.  I sidetracked.” A few weeks ago, a reader sent me an earnest suggestion saying that ever since she lost contact with one of her beloved things to eat, the curry beef buns from Chinese bakeries, that she has...

BA-DA ‘BINGS’

There’s a Chinese saying that goes “A loser in love, a winner in casinos.”  It simply means that the good fortune you lack in one aspect in life will be compensated in others. Well… it’s total bullshit.  Just like all Chinese superstitions are. But having said that, it would leave my current streak of grand...