Braised Pork Belly Buns (Gua Bao) With Homemade Hoisin Sauce

Gua Bao

Note: This is a updated post of my Gua Bao recipe which was featured on my old blog, and more famously, on the FeedFeed.

It appears that I missed the memo for the pork belly bao phenomenon that occurred back in 2009? Either way, David Chang of Momofuku in New York City has been credited with elevating the Taiwanese “Gua Bao” to a whole different level.  (more…)

One-Bowl Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

It’s that time again. Daylight Savings. I don’t understand why we’re still adjusting our clocks back and forth every spring and fall. “Spring ahead” = lose an hour of sleep = less productivity. But I’ve got an easy and delicious cookie recipe that will get you up on your feet and feeling good about yourself.  (more…)

Airy Baguette

BaguetteBaguetteLet’s be honest. Besides my first love of noodles, is my number 2 love, bread. I love bread. Give me carbs involving yeast and flour in any shape and form — bagels, buns, loaves, even doughnuts… but when it comes to baguettes, I like an airy baguette, with a crusty exterior, and with lots of holes in the interior, similar to that of ciabatta.  (more…)