(Closed) Share your favorite recipes with me!

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Post # 2
8440 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

This is one of my husband’s favorite recipes, we usually double it.

Cha Shao Bao 叉燒包<br /> Baked Buns<br /> Makes 6 buns<br /> <br /> Ingredients for baked buns:

  • 8 gm (1 &frac12; tsp) dry yeast
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • &frac34; cup hot milk
  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1 egg

Ingredients for brushing buns:

  • 1 egg yolk, whisked
  • Syrup (1 teaspoon sugar or honey + 2 teaspoons water)

Ingredients for fillings:

  • 200 gm (6-7 oz) chao shao, BBQ pork
  • 2 shallots
  • 1/2 onion

Seasoning for cha shao:

  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons corn flour
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • a dash of sesame oil

Method for baking buns:

  1. Mix all ingredients for buns except plain flour together First, put sugar in hot water, let sugar melt completely. Add milk and oil, mix well. Allow cool to 40C, add yeast and stir well. Coat a cotton towel for 10 minutes and let it rest. Then the mixture would become something like the picture 2 shown.
  2. Add sifted plain flour into the mixture, mix well.
  3. Knead dough until not sticky to hand. Cover with a clean cotton towel for 25 minutes. The dough will be more than double in size.
  4. Cut dough into 6 parts in equal size and stuff with cooked cha shao (cha siu, BBQ pork),
  5. Bake for 15 minutes at 200C (395 F) and brush with egg yolk, then bake for another 5 minutes. Brush with syrup (sugar in water).

Method for cha shao fillings:

  1. Cut cha shao, shallots, onions into small cubes.
  2. Add oil into wok on medium heat, sauté onion, shallots until aromatic, put in cha shao and continue to sauté. Pour in seasoning, lower heat and simmer until preferred consistency. Set aside to cool down and ready to use.
Post # 4
1521 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

soontobebee:  These are two of my favourite breakfast recipes. I have seriously made the make-ahead steel cut oats recipe every week for several months. If I don’t have bananas, I blend up some apples instead. I have made different variations, and thrown in walnuts and/or raisins. I can’t get enough of it!


The other recipe is from the same blogger, and it is cinnamon bun granola. It smells heavenly!


Post # 5
605 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I discovered this recipe blog on pinterest and I LOVE it.  http://life-in-the-lofthouse.com/I’ve made probably at least 20 recipes from here and they all turn out amazing!

Post # 7
1521 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015


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