• All Things Pinoy,  Asian Flavors,  Baking Recipes,  Bread-making,  My favourite things,  Yeasted breads

    {Filipino Food-Love} Days of pan de sal lovin’

    I have very real love for breakfast. But among all the breakfast foods I enjoy, I have to say there is nothing quite like a hot piece of pan de sal in the morning. A perfect pan de sal is super soft, light, and airy, with a slightly crunchy exterior. It has just a hint of sweetness that will allow you to eat it on its own or as a sandwich bread. I know people who can scarf down a dozen pieces of pan de sal in one sitting armed with just a piping hot mug of coffee. Regretfully I am not one of those people, because my stomach capacity…

  • Baking Recipes,  Bread-making,  My favourite things,  Yeasted breads

    The Best Sausage Buns. Period.

    There are a lot of five-letter words that would make any newbie baker squeamish. Things like ‘knead’, or ‘stiff’ and ‘peaks’, and of course, there is this little thing called ‘yeast’. I may have mentioned before that my initial experience with yeast wasn’t a very pleasant one, but certainly it was memorable and a lesson learned for me. I could not let one mistaken recipe stop me from making yeast breads forever, could I? There’s just something about home-baked bread that draws me in and leaves me with such a desire to make them. I don’t know if it’s the challenge of making breads with the magic of yeast, or…