Monday, February 27, 2012

Public Event Snap Shots 公開活動花絮


I was honored to be invited to do a demonstration on how to make bo law bao last weekend in Diamond Bar Library. It was my wildest dream that I would be sharing my passion in baking in a county library. I met many enthusiastic friends who liked the demonstration and asked a lot of questions.

Monday, February 20, 2012

White Toast --100th post 冰種方包


One hundred is a good number. This is my blog's 100th post. I have been thinking what I should post to celebrate the event....since I started with making bread, I should do it with bread.

I am not a cookbook reviewer nor a sales person, but when I use a recipe that I like, sharing with others is natural for me. I usually will check out the local library for cookbooks before buying it from a bookstore to keep in my personal library. Even though my local library has a large collection of cookbooks, Chinese cookbooks constitute a very small percentage.  Recently I purchased some Chinese cookbooks from Hong Kong (thanks to my friend Jennifer who also got me a few other goodies from Hong Kong). Besides the book about making beautiful hand painted cake rolls, this is another one.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

O My Sweet Heart 甜心朱古力撻



Every festival in every culture has its own food: cabbage and corned beef on St. Patrick's Day,  pumpkin and candy on Halloween, turkey on Thanksgiving, champagne on New Year, etc. You get the picture.

How can we have Valentine's Day without chocolate !

Do you believe in love at first sight ? The first time I looked at the picture of this chocolate ganache tartlets in a cookbook, I fell in love with them and wanted to make them for Valentine's Day. These colorful meringue hearts are so pretty and they are made with egg white and sugar.



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