Honey Oat Bread (Chinese knot shape)

Ingredients 3/4 cup warm water 1 tablespoon active yeast 1/2 cup of oats 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoons salt 1.5 cup bread flour & 1/2 cup plain flour Add yeast to warm water and let proof until bubbly. Add in the rest of the ingredients into the bread machine, and set dough…

Wontons in Chilli Vinegar Dressing

Ingredients 400g ground pork 2 cups prawns, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 sprig spring onion, chopped 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white pepper 1/2 tsp Chinese 5 spice powder 1 tbsp sugar 1 package wonton wrappers Mix all these ingredients and knead until well blended. Lay out wonton wrappers and place half a teaspoon…

Warak Enab: Stuffed Grape Leaves

  Don’t you hate having to buy a bunch of herbs from the supermarket for a recipe, use only a fraction of it and watch the rest of it slowly rot in the fridge? Well, I do, so I have a tiny growing garden on my window sill. I planted chives, green onion and chilli…

Fluffy Stuffed Milk Buns

Geneva has fantastic bread. As can be expected from any European country, especially one that is sandwiched between the master baking countries of the world. However, I really miss asian bread, soft, chewy and fluffy and barely any crust to speak of. By any European standard, this would be a failure of a bread, but…

Chicken & Bamboo Shoot Stir-fry

Make a big pan of this stir-fry and eat it all week! Ingredients 6 large bamboo shoots 1 chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large knob ginger, chopped 6-8 chicken thighs, sliced Light soy sauce Dark soy sauce Oyster sauce Sesame Oil Heat oil in a pan and cook onion and garlic until soft…

Za’atar Manoushe

1 tsp dry yeast 2 tbsp warm water 1 tsp sugar Mix in a bowl and leave it until it is frothy. 1 cup plain flour 1 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup warm water 2 tbsp olive oil Combine everything and knead for FOREVER, it took 3 knead cycles in my bread machine…