Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Category: yeast

Krispy Kreme Copycat Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme Copycat Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme Copycat Doughnuts These Krispy Kreme Copycat Doughnuts are BETTER than those at Krispy Kreme because you can taste all the necessary components of a doughnut – the sugar, the soft, melt-in-your-mouth texture, and the yeasty, fried dough. Amazing. I’ve never been a fan […]

Pan de muerto Revisited

Pan de muerto Revisited

This weekend (el primero y 2 de noviembre), the day after Halloween, a very sacred holiday will take place – El día de los muertos. Although I am not Mexican, I celebrate and respect this holiday even more than Halloween. Why? Because I am comforted […]

Dessert Braids: Nutella, Strawberry, and Banana/Cinnamon Roll

Dessert Braids: Nutella, Strawberry, and Banana/Cinnamon Roll

I’m back in the States.  After living for approximately two and a half wonderful months in Portugal, et al., you can imagine my reluctance to return here.  Still, I’d thought I’d muse about a few homeland items that I had taken for granted and truly […]

Resuscitated Dough for Cinnamon Rolls

Resuscitated Dough for Cinnamon Rolls

So you’re looking at the title of this post and are thinking “huh? what?” I hear ya. Let me explain… These past few years I’ve made a lot of bread and yeast-based desserts on this blog so I am familiar with the usual signs of […]

La Pizza Mariangela

La Pizza Mariangela

While reading my previous post about Mariangela’s Pizza dough, my boyfriend and his parents went through a range of emotions: Upon seeing the title of the post, they became excited. Once they saw the first photos of the dough, their expectations continued to soar. However, […]

Italian-Inspired Burgers

Italian-Inspired Burgers

I’m back! Sort of :).  In May of 2008, I first fell in love with Italy. For my first solo trip abroad, I visited Firenze, Pisa, and Venezia and promised myself to return here for good. So on the 2nd of July 2012, I flew […]

北海道牛奶麵包 Hokkaido Milk Bread

北海道牛奶麵包 Hokkaido Milk Bread

Hokkaido Milk Breadrecipe found on  http://en.christinesrecipes.com/2010/03/japanese-style-bacon-and-cheese-bread.html#ixzz2DdhcQu8W Hokkaido Milk Toast Makes two loafs (each loaf tin size: 20.5cmx10.5cmx9.5cm)Ingredients: 540 gm bread flour 86 gm caster sugar 8 gm salt 9 gm full cream milk power(original recipe calls for a kind of natural milk essence, not available […]

Sausage Buns and Giveaway Winner!

Sausage Buns and Giveaway Winner!

My supposedly fixed oven slightly overcooked my buns, but they didn’t taste burnt at all. I saw these buns on Hearty Bakes and knew that I needed, wanted, and deserved to make them pronto. The dough was easy to put together, but the instructions in […]

Pizza Braid and My Makeshift Pizza Sauce

Pizza Braid and My Makeshift Pizza Sauce

Remember the BBQ Chicken Braid I made? Well, I took out the other half of the dough from the freezer, placed it in the refrigerator overnight, and then let it sit out on the counter for more than an hour (I forgot it was sitting […]

BBQ Chicken Braid

BBQ Chicken Braid

Dear Yeastaphobes, On my very first post, I made a Cherry Cream Cheese Danish that required not only laminated dough but the use of yeast. I never knew there existed a fear of yeast until I became more integrated into the food blog world. I […]

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