Char Siu Bao Recipe

Recipe for steamed Char Siu Bao𝗜𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀FOR THE DOUGH:•1 teaspoon active dry yeast•¾ cup warm water2 cups all-purpose flour•1 cup cornstarch•5 tablespoons sugar•1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil2 •1/2 teaspoons baking powder•1-2 teaspoons waterFOR BAO FILLING:•1 tablespoon oil•1/3 cup shallots or red onion (finely chopped)•1 tablespoon sugar•1 tablespoon light soy sauce•1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce•2 teaspoons sesame oil•2 teaspoons dark soy sauce•1/2 cup chicken stock•2 tablespoons all purpose flour•1 1/2 cups diced Chinese roast pork 𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀STEP ONE - Mix in a bowl & knead by hand - dissolve the yeast in the warm... Continue Reading →

Chilli Con Carne

A forever fave in The Shaw Household and with various ways to make it, I don't think you can really go wrong! Legit, there are so many recipes although I must admit I didn't follow a recipe for this per se as it was a case of just experimenting with what I think works. I... Continue Reading →

Trolls cupcake recipe!

Trolls style cupcakes! Recipe adapted from Hummingbird recipe.𝗜𝗻𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀:•140g caster sugar•120g plain flour•1 ½ tsp baking powder•A pinch of salt•40g unsalted butter, at room temperature•20ml whole milk•1 egg•¼tsp vanilla extract• Blue and pink food colouring.𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗙𝗿𝗼𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴:•600g icing sugar, sifted•300g unsalted butter, at room temperature•A couple of drops of vanilla extract• Blue and pink food colouring.... Continue Reading →

Pineapple upside-down cake!

Because retro rocks. This classic pineapple upside-down cake makes a fun centrepiece for afternoon tea and brings back many childhood memories! Prep: about 15 minutesLevel: Easy.Servings: 6, but let's be honest, 2. Ingredients For the topping: 50g softened butter50g light soft brown sugar7 pineapple rings in syrup, drained and syrup reserved7 glacé cherries For the cake: 100g softened butter100g golden caster... Continue Reading →

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