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

    An ode to my newfound love for Sriracha

    You can say it, I’m a loser. How could I have gone on this long without discovering the wonders of Sriracha? And to think I live in Asia! But you know what they say, better late than never! This is such a curious way for me to get acquainted with the Thai hot sauce though, isn’t it? As a filling for a swirl bread. I have come across the word Sriracha a few times already, even bookmarking a few cooking recipes with it as an ingredient, but I never actually tried it out until I came across this recipe. I was so intrigued by the fact that this bread has…

  • Baking Recipes,  Bread-making,  Yeasted breads

    Soft Garlic Knots and the joy of knotting

    When I first saw this recipe, I was immediately drawn to how intricate the breads looked. Now usually, intricate would mean hard work, but if there’s anything I learned in the world of baking it’s that there is so much more than meets the eye: a simple recipe could produce something marvelous that looks like it took forever to make; or a simple-looking dessert or pastry could have required a difficult technique that only the most experienced of chefs can execute. I happen to think this one falls into the former category.