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Chinese potsticker dumplings

I’ve almost always bought the potstickers (which are similar to the Japanese gyoza), whether cooked and ready to eat or frozen.  I’ve never really made them myself.  381 more words


Prawn toast

If you order Chinese takeaway, and order the hors d’oeuvres, you will most likely get prawn toast.  Apart from the spring rolls, this is probably one of my favourite things from a Chinese takeaway (I love prawns, you see).  268 more words


Recipe Testing: Martha's Whoopie Hearts

I’ve been meaning to tryout a whoopie pie recipe for a while now, then I saw this the other day in the February issue of Harper’s Bazaar: 645 more words


Been There, Tried That: Texas Trash

Welcome back! You didn’t miss anything. I took a little breaky-break because having a blog + writer’s block = no blog + writer’s block (tricky math I know). 583 more words

Recipe 4: Rosemary olive oil bread

Aside from cinnamon rolls, this focaccia is the only yeast bread I’ve ever been really successful with at home. That’s probably because it gets help from loads of olive oil and a marvelous little baker’s trick called a preferment (aka sponge, a nickname that sounds sort of like a birth control device). 717 more words

Recipe Testing

Curry in a hurry?

I have to write down the recipe for this curry that I made last week.  Because it is amazing and because I have this insatiable need to share! 12 more words


Scandinavian Baking: a review, part two

Welcome to part two of my review of Scandinavian Baking by Trine Hahnemann. I’ve managed to get through another two sections of the book – … 600 more words

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