Posts Tagged ‘cardamom’

Cardamom coffee rolls

March 26, 2009

Cardamom Coffee Rolls

Cardamom Coffee Rolls

Petite cardamom coffee rolls make me happy.

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Challah à tête – how do you celebrate a yeast geneticist’s birthday?

November 14, 2008

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I racked my brains for what to bake for a yeast geneticist friend’s birthday. Duh, bake yeasted (Saccharomyces cerevisiae-ed) bread? But it’s got to be even cooler than that. That’s when challah à tête a.k.a. budding yeast bread was born.

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What inspires your cooking?

October 26, 2008

Recently, Jen at use real butter posed a question on her blog: what inspires your cooking?

Certainly, her gorgeous photos (food and otherwise), other equally cool food blogs and online food collections like foodgawker.com are feasts for my eyes. The same goes for some really fantastic cookbooks out there that I’ve come across, but my best inspiration comes from those around me.

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Honey Vanilla Challah with Cardamom

October 17, 2008

Honey vanilla challah with cardamom

It’s World Bread Day today!

This very special event is being hosted by Zorra, and to celebrate, here is my most favourite bread recipe ever.

If I were forced to bake and eat only one bread for the rest of my life, I would

  1. Cry and protest
  2. Finally have an official excuse to bake every bread known, you know, so I could “pick the best bread”
  3. Come back to challah, over and over again

Update: Visit Zorra’s roundup of 246 entries from around the world!

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