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Simple Homemade Yogurt

This is such a simple recipe for homemade creamy yogurt. The yogurt is made using non-fat milk and inoculated with previous batch of homemade yogurt…confused?  Continue reading and you will find out how…

We always have yogurt in the morning and the amazing thing is that I do not even remember when the last time I bought yogurt was.  I make my own yogurt from organic non-fat milk using the yogurt that I made previously…so it is a continuous production of yogurt by taking approximately 2 tablespoons or so from the jar that it is in used. The recipe is very versatile, you can use 1% fat, 2% fat, or whole milk. The more fat content in the milk the thicker the yogurt will turn out.  Although I use non-fat milk I can assure you that my yogurt still very creamy.

There is no excuse to not make your own yogurt as no fancy gadget is required, use your imagination to keep the inoculated milk with yogurt somehow warm by using oven with the light on, top of refrigerator, Instant Pot, rice cooker that has a keep warm setting, cooler or a thermos cooker (which is very similar to a cooler, only retains the temperature more efficiently).

I personally use the thermos cooker when making a large container, but often use the oven if I want to have the yogurt in small individual cups.

Oh! Make sure that you have a candy thermometer or any thermometer as the temperature is very important.  If the temperature of the milk is too high it will kill the live culture, or if it is too cold it will not the optimal for the culture to develop…therefore the only important parameter is the temperature.

The making of yogurt always reminds me of my microbiology laboratory where I used to cultivate all kind of bacteria and yeast…a lot of fun!

Ingredients:

  • 2 quart of milk (any of your choice)
  • 2 tablespoons of plain organic yogurt, preferably nothing added but live and active culture.

Method:

Place the milk in a pot and bring to simmer until bubbles form around the edges, around 180F. Stir frequently as it heats preventing crust in the bottom of the pan.

Remove the milk from the heat and let it cool until approximately 110 to 120F, do not add the yogurt below 110F or above 118F.

Place the yogurt in the jar and pour approximately ¼ of the milk and stir gently, once the yogurt is totally incorporated in the milk, add the remaining milk to the jar and stir again. I like to pass the milk through a fine colander to retain any unwanted particles or film produced during the heating process to have a smooth and creamy yogurt.

Cover the jar and place in the warm spot you selected. Do not disturb the jar while resting. Let the mixture sit for 6 to 12 hours. Just remember that the longer the yogurt sits the tangy it will taste.

Transfer the jar in the refrigerator and chill.  The yogurt will continue to thicken as it cools.

If you care for a thicker yogurt you can pour the whey liquid away and pass the yogurt through cheesecloth.

Make sure to reserve roughly 2 tablespoons of the yogurt for the next batch.

I hope you enjoy this simple method of making yogurt…check on the some of the recipes these recipes…Fresh Berries with Vanilla Yogurt or Yogurt with Honey Caviar recipes.

Did you know that yogurt is the most consumed fermented dairy product? Not only prevents osteoporosis due to the calcium and vitamin D from the milk, yogurt is loaded with live good bacteria, called probiotic. Probiotic food help to keep you gut healthy. The good bacteria use the sugar in the milk (lactose) and transforms into acid lactic, therefore for its tangy flavor.

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Yeast-Raised Waffle

These light and crispy waffles are made with yeast. It is true that the recipe requires extra steps but it is so worth the effort, I hope you get to try it!

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Have you ever made waffle using yeast? If not, you must give this a try…the texture of these waffles are very different from the ones that use baking powder. They are somehow lighter and crispy. It is hard to describe, once you try it you will know what I am trying to say…

You can server these waffles like the other ones, I choose to drizzle with condensed milk instead of syrup and garnish with fresh raspberries, but fell free to color it the way you like.

This recipe was inspired by a recipe from the food section at the LA Times.

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • ⅛ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Condensed milk
  • Fresh raspberries or any other fruit of your preference

Method:

Place ¼ cup warm water in a medium mixing bowl and the sprinkle the yeast on it. Let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.

When the yeast is all dissolved and foamy, stir in the all the remaining ingredients except for the baking soda. Mix until smooth and no visible flour crumps. Cover the bowl and refrigerate overnight.

Before cooking the waffles, mix in the baking soda. The batter will deflate and will be thin.

Cook the waffles according to the manufacturer’s instructions of your waffle maker. I used my Cusinart Classic waffle Maker.

Serve waffles with fresh berries and drizzled with condensed milk.

If you enjoy this recipe using a waffle maker, you might want to try the Brazilian inspired recipe, Waffle Cheese Bread.

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Chocolate Layered Buns

This is a super fun recipe for Asian inspired chocolate layered buns. Don’t be intimidated by the number of steps. The buns are soft and fluffy with many layers of chocolate in between the dough…

These buns are fun to make…it seems more complicated than actually it is…I mainly used basic bread recipe with tangzhong and layered with a chocolate paste. You can roll, twist, layer…in another words play with the dough. I made two kinds of buns/rolls with the same “materials”.

The bread dough was done by the help of a mixer, and the chocolate paste was inspired from the recipe at Cookpad.

I better stop “talking” here, because this post is pretty long and is loaded with pictures…I hope they can help you to visualize the rolling, twisting and layering…

Ingredients:

Basic Bread

Water roux or Tangzhong

  • 225 ml of water
  • 45 g of bread flour

Dough

  • 650 g bread flour
  • 150 ml heavy cream
  • 80 ml milk
  • 7 g salt
  • 50 g sugar
  • 20 g dry milk
  • 10 g yeast
  • 40 g butter

Chocolate Layer

  • 15 g bread flour
  • 10 g corn starch
  • 10 g cocoa powder
  • 50 g sugar
  • 70 ml water
  • 10 g butter

Method:

Basic Bread

Water roux
Mix flour and water in a small saucepan. Cook over low to medium heat, stirring constantly until it reaches 65C/149F. The mix will turn to a paste and you can see the bottom of the pan. Remove from heat, cover with a saran wrap film over the paste and leave until lukewarm.

Dough

In the mixer, add all the water roux, and all the other ingredients, except for the butter.

Turn the machine and stir for 2 to 3 minutes, until a ball forms.

Increase the speed to “2” and let it mix for 10 minutes. The dough will be very sticky, and less sticky as the gluten forms.

Add the butter and mix for 20 minutes more. Take a small portion of the dough (like a golf ball) and stretch gently until a very thin and transparent membrane (windowpane).
If the dough tears mix for another 5 minutes until you achieve the windowpane test. The windowpane test, demonstrated that the gluten is very well developed and it will create a very light crumb. The dough should be very elastic.

Remove the dough from the mixer and place in a bowl by covering with a plastic film.

Let dough proof until the dough tripled to its original size. While the dough is proofing, make the chocolate layer.

Knock back the dough and split into 2 portions (approximately 600 g each) and let it rest for 5 minutes on the counter.

Chocolate Layer

In a small pot, mix all the ingredients together, except for the butter.

Bring the cocoa mix in a medium heat by continuously mixing. A thick paste will form.

Remove from the heat and add the butter. Mix until all the butter is incorporated.

Spread the chocolate paste on a plastic film of about 23 x 30 cm (9 x 12 in).

Place the chocolate spread in the freezer until time to assemble the bread.

Assembly

In this post I am showing two types of buns, the first one is layered and twisted. The second one the dough is rolled and presses with chopstick. Feel free to come up with your favorite way to layer.

Example One

Roll one piece of the dough out to form a rectangle of approximately 24 x 32 cm (9 ½ x 12 ½ in).

Place the ½ of the chocolate layer in one side of the rectangle. Fold in to cover the chocolate layer.
Roll it again into its original size.

Cut into the rectangle into half and place one half on top of the second one. Roll it until the initial size. Repeat the procedure again.

Roll onto a final size of approximately 18 x 35 cm (7 x 14 in). Cut into 32 strips.

Twist 2 strips together and roll it, forming a coil. Tuck the end of the coil at the bottom.

Arrange the buns in a 20 or 23 cm (8 or 9 in) round pan.

Cover the pan with a plastic film. Leave to rise in a warm place until the buns have double in size.

Brush the buns with egg wash just before baking.

Bake in a preheated oven of 350F for approximately 25 minutes.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Example two

Roll the remaining piece of the dough out to form a rectangle of approximately 24 x 32 cm (9 ½ x 12 ½ in).

Place the ½ chocolate layer in the middle and fold into third. Roll the dough long side and fold into thirds.

Roll the dough onto a rectangle of approximately 24 x 32 cm (9 ½ x 12 ½ in). Roll the dough up, start at the wider side (Swiss roll fashion). Press the edge together to seal.

Cut the roll into 16 pieces.

Use a chopstick, press the chopstick in the middle with the open ends on both side of the chopstick. Remove the chopstick and bring the two edges together.

Arrange the buns in a 20 or 23 cm (8 or 9 in) round pan.

Cover the pan with a plastic film. Leave to rise in a warm place until the buns have double in size.

Brush the buns with egg wash just before baking.

Bake in a preheated oven of 350F for approximately 25 minutes.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

If you enjoy this Asian Inspired recipe for Chocolate Layered Buns, you might want to check on Matcha Swirl Sandwich Bread recipe.

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French Toast with Blueberries

This is a pretty classic and traditional recipe for French toast…so what’s special? Well, I used the yolk custard bread…which is soft, fluffy and rich. Great for breakfast or brunch!

When living in Brazil, we would use a kind of bread similar to baguette to make “rabanada”, and I got very intrigued after moving to US and discovered the similarity between “rabanada” and French toast, mainly because the shape was totally different, round versus square. Moreover, we would dust the “rabanada” with cinnamon and sugar and it was mostly served during Christmastime for breakfast.

I do not make often French toast, after being in a baking frenzy mood lately I decided to use the Egg Yolk Custard Bread to make this simple and easy French toast, especially that I have a whole loaf of bread and I am already itching to bake more. This is a very simple recipe…although I still have to see a “difficult” recipe for French toast…yes, it came out very creamy, rich and it is such a treat for breakfast.

Ingredients:

  • 2 thick slices of yolk custard bread (brioche, baguette, challah or white bread)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Whipped cream or maple syrup
  • Or whatever you want on your French toast

Method:

In a deep pie plate whisk together cinnamon, egg, nutmeg, milk, sugar, vanilla extract and heavy cream.

Dip the bread in the egg mixture by coating both sides.

In a skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Fry the bread slices until golden brown, then flip to cook the other side.

Serve with fresh whipped cream, blueberries and/or syrup.

If you enjoy this simple recipe for French toast you might want to try Waffle Iron Churros recipes.

Did you know that in France and some other countries, French toast is called “pain perdu”? Pain perdu means “lost bread”, by dipping the bread in an egg mixture it is a way to recover the stale bread.

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Egg Yolk Custard Bread/Buns

This is an Asian inspired recipe for a very rich and yet soft and fluffy bread  similar to egg bread. The recipe uses egg yolk as a tangzhong, therefore the bread stays fresh and cottony for many days.

After I baked the pavlova, I saw myself with 4 egg yolks…and question were raised…what to do with all these egg yolks before they go bad? I just felt so bad discarding them…and voila…baking bread! After searching for the internet I found this site and decided to adapt the recipe. The recipe is pretty simple and straight forward.

I baked and baked, I made two loaves and many buns. I even took to work and share it in the lab, luckily all my friends enjoyed it and kept asking for more…

The texture of this bread is super soft and cotton like. Pretty addictive once you start to nibble on it, I personally could eat a whole loaf myself, okay, maybe half of the loaf. The texture of the bread does not change for a few days, and if it last you can place in the microwave for 10 seconds and the bread/bun will taste like out of the oven…yum!

After baking this bread using egg yolk now I am looking for recipes that uses only egg white so I have more excuse to bake this bread again.

Ingredients:

Egg Yolk Custard (tangzhong or water roux)

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 20 g sugar
  • 30 g bread flour
  • 130 ml nonfat milk

Dough

  • 500 g bread flour
  • 50 g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon instant yeast
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 200 g heavy cream
  • 40 g unsalted butter

Method:

Egg Yolk Custard

Put all the ingredients listed under egg yolk custard into a small pan and whisk it well. Cook under low heat, stirring continuously, until it thickens and a paste form. Transfer the paste into a small bowl and cover it with a plastic wrap avoiding a skin to form. Let it chill in the refrigerator.

Dough

In a mixer, mix all the egg yolk custard and the ingredients listed under dough except for the butter. Mix until a ball forms. On the Kitchen Aid mixer I started with the stir mode and increased to speed 2.

Add in butter and continue to mix the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic and no longer sticks. I used speed 2 for approximately 20 minutes.

Remove the dough from the mixer and place it in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap 90 minutes or until doubled in size.

Punch the dough down to remove the air.

Shaping

Pullman Loaves

Divide the dough into 8 small portions make them into balls. Cover the balls with plastic wraps and rest for approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

Roll into oval shape and roll it like a Swiss roll and place them into a Pullman pan, four rolls in each pan.

Cover with plastic wrap and proof for another 60 minutes or so until the dough doubled in size.

Gently brush the bread with egg wash

Bake at preheated oven at 350F for 25 minutes.

Remove the bread from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Buns and pull-apart bread

Divide the dough into half. With the first half divide into small balls and cover with plastic wrap for approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

Roll into oval shape and roll it like a Swiss roll and place them into a round pan. Cover with plastic film until doubled in size.

With the other half open the dough into a rectangle of about ¼ in. Brush with butter and sprinkle sugar and cinnamon to taste. Cut into 4 strips, layer the strips onto each other and cut again into small squares. Place them into a loaf pan. Cover with plastic film until doubled in size.

Gently brush the buns and pull-apart bread with egg wash.

Bake at preheated oven at 350F for 25 minutes.

Remove the bread from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Now look at the texture of these babies…

And it can be packed as a gift!

I hope you enjoy this simple bread recipe. You might want to try Almond or Cheese Bread or Chocolate Marble Bread.

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Oatmeal with Quinoa

This is a very healthy recipe for steel cut oatmeal loaded with all kind of grains such as quinoa, flaxseed, hemp seed, chia seed, millet… It is so nice to start the day with this hearty warm bowl of cereal.

This is my almost everyday breakfast…it is very versatile in regards to what I can add on the oatmeal in the morning. Not only that, I get a mix of various grain in one bowl. My husband likes with dry fruits, nuts and cinnamon. I sometimes beside the “conventional” toppings I even have with “Chinese” preserved stuff, food that you normally see when having breakfast in Taiwan.

Since steel cut oatmeal takes almost ”forever” to cook, I prepared the night before and let it sit until morning. When I get up the next morning I just add a little more water or milk, bring to boil and it is ready…very simple!

I always keep an air tight container with a mix of steel cut oatmeal, quinoa white and black, flaxseed (white, dark or mixed) and chia seed…any especial ratio between them? Not really, whatever you like. So when it is time to cook, I just scoop according to what I need.

As you can see…I do not have any details to share…just place the oatmeal mix in a small pan, add approximately 1 to 1 ½ inch of water above the oatmeal. Let it boil and turn the heat off. Cover the pan. Next morning, mix the oatmeal with water or milk according to your like. Bring to boil and it is ready to serve.

I hope you enjoy this simple and easy way to prepared steel cut oatmeal loaded with nutritious ingredients. If you are looking for more recipes using oat or quinoa, you might want to check on Oatmeal Molasses Sandwich Bread or Citrus Kale Salad with Quinoa.

Did you know that oats are a good source of soluble fiber. Therefore, oats can help reduce cholesterol and keep blood sugar levels steady. Apparently there is not much difference in terms of nutrition between steel cup oats and rolled oats.

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Sunny Portabella Mushrooms

Is it Portobello or Portabella mushrooms? On my package was written Portabella, therefore I am calling this huge earthy mushrooms Portabella…the funny thing is that is Portuguese, the term “bello” is for male and “bella” for female…but I guess mushrooms do not have gender…

I am sure that you have seen many of this recipe…but it is the first time that I made this…baked eggs in the portabella mushroom caps. I got the mushrooms from Costco therefore made it twice. My husband loved it! It is a real simple recipe…does not require any pan or stirring, and you serve right off the oven with a side of green salad…so healthy and tasty.

Oh! Before heading to the recipe, the new issue of Desserts Magazine is out and it is free for one more week, check it out if you love desserts, and this issue is loaded with summer treat.

Ingredients:

2 Portabella mushrooms
2 large eggs
4 slices of cold cut of your choice (prosciutto, mortadella, ham)
Pinch of oregano
Pinch of thyme
Salt and fresh ground pepper
Olive oil

Method:

Preheat oven at 375F.

Brush olive oil in an oven safe pan or silicon mat.

Wash and pat dry the mushrooms and remove the stem and some of the gills. Place the mushrooms on the oiled oven tray covered with aluminum foil or silicon mat

Sprinkle some oregano and thyme and layer 2 sliced of cold cut of your preference, I used mortadella (picture) and prosciutto.

Gently crack one egg in each mushroom cap, and again sprinkle more herbs, salt and fresh pepper. Make sure to not add too much salt since the cold cut contains lots of salt.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until the eggs are set. Do not over bake, the color of the egg yolk is very deceiving as it will give you the impression that is not done. You can decide if you like to bake longer by carefully touching the egg yolk and determine the “softeness” of it.

Remove from the oven and serve.

I hope you enjoy this simple and tasty recipe!

Did you know that Portabella mushrooms are low in calories, low in sodium and has not cholesterol? Moreover, these mushrooms are packed with minerals such as potassium, riboflavin and zinc and contain lots of fibers.

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Brioche

I must admit that I do not watch my diet, I always believed that moderation is the key therefore if I crave for something I will go for it…in moderation. With that said, every time that I plan to bake brioche I get turned off once I see the amount butter that is required…well, I could not resist and eventually went ahead with the plan to make brioche. I can tell you that when the butter was added to the dough and struggling to get incorporated in the dough, I was like “OMG, this is insane! But when the loaf of brioche came out of the oven the alarming image of the butter trying to be incorporated to the dough disappeared…and here I was one slice after another…

I adapted this recipe from Food.com and used the bread machine for all the mixing and kneading. This came out deliciously rich, buttery with such a luxurious texture…we enjoyed it warm with strawberry jam and slightly toasted…for your information, I did not regret making this bread. If you have not baked brioche I urge you to try…it is worth every single bite.

Ingredients:

Sponge
¼ cup warm water
1 teaspoon yeast
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 large egg

Dough
¼ cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
¾ cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons butter at room temperature

Method:

Place the milk, yeast, egg and 1 cup of the flour in the bread machine bucket, set to mix until all the ingredients are well blended. Set the sponge aside to rest uncovered for 30-40 minutes.

After this resting time, add the sugar, salt, eggs, and ¾ cup of the flour to the sponge. Set in the machine to kneading setting until dough is smooth, make sure that you scrape the sides of the bucket.

Add the butter one tablespoon at the time until all the butter is incorporated to the dough. It will be very sticky but do not be attempt to add more flour, eventually the butter will be all incorporated in the dough and the dough will be very soft and smooth.

Transfer the dough to a bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap, and let it rise at room temperature until doubled its original size for approximately 2 to 2 ½ hours.

Deflate the dough by pulling the dough and then letting it fall back into the bowl. Quickly shape the dough by Dividing the dough into three balls, and each into 3 little balls. Braid them and put the braid in the mini pan. (The original recipe calls for a second rise in the refrigerator overnight)

Cover the pans with plastic film and allow the dough to rise at room temperature for 2 hours, or until doubled in size.

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly brush each loaf with egg wash (1 egg beat with 1 tablespoon water), Use the ends of a pair of very sharp scissors to snip a cross in each ball of dough.
Bake the loaves for about 30 minutes, or until top of the bread is golden color.

Cool to room temperature on a rack and enjoy!

This brioche can be stored in the freezer, by wrapping the bread tightly with plastic bag.

If you enjoy this Brioche recipe you might want to check on Chocolate Marble Bread or Sweet Rolls.

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Chinese Steamed Buns

Hello! I am back and I hope you all had a great weekend…we went to Beijing for vacation. Being that this was my first time in China, I must tell you, it was amazing…I will, in the future, share some of the pictures that we took.

Being in China and exposed to all the Chinese food, all of a sudden I asked myself “how come I have not made Chinese steamed bread/bun?” Well, most of the time I would buy them frozen at the local Asian grocery store, either plain or filled with savory meat/vegetarian or the sweet version. Very different from when I used to live in Brazil.  Because the Asian goods were not ready available, we had to make everything from scratch. After moving to US, we just got spoiled since we could find all the goodies easily available.

I remember the first time  I introduced this buns to my husband, he looked at me and said “are you sure that this is cooked? It seems raw…” Even as I place the bun into my mouth, he was still hesitant but finally gave in and tried…Now he loves the homemade ones; he even spreads the buns with peanut butter and jelly or makes a sandwich with it.

These buns are very soft and pillowy… I love “playing” with the dough and making different shapes or into simple rolls. You can store the buns in the refrigerator or in the freezer. Just place them in the steamer for 10 to 15 minutes and you have a hot and steamy bun. Believe me this recipe is very simple!

Ingredients:

Starter dough

1/3 cup warm water
1 ½ teaspoon yeast
2 teaspoon sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour

Main Dough

1 ½ tablespoon cornstarch, complete with all-purpose flour to final measurement of 1 ½ cup
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 ½ tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon canola oil
¼ cup warm water

Method:

Starter dough

Dissolve the sugar in the warm water and add the yeast. Mix gently and let it rest for approximately 5 minutes, add the flour. Mix and let the starter dough rest in a warm place for approximately 1 hour, until the surface is bubbly.

Final dough

In the bread machine bucket add the starter dough and the remaining ingredients from the main dough, except the water. Set the bread machine to the dough setting, slowly add the water until the dough is soft and smooth. When the dough cycle finishes, remove the dough from the bucket and place in a medium bowl cover with a plastic film and let the dough proof until it doubles its original size. It will take approximately 1 to 2 hours, depending of the room temperature.

Once the dough double its original size, knock the dough back (punch in down) gently and it is time to shape them…now the fun begins!

In this particular case, I divided the dough into 10 equal pieces and shaped them differently. I even added green onion in a couple of them.

Once you shape the buns, place them on parchment paper, cover with plastic film and let them rise in a warm place for approximately 30 to 45 minutes, or until almost double in size.

In the meantime get the steamer going. Place the buns in the steamer, making sure that there is enough space between the buns. Steam the buns in boiling medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes. Be careful when removing the buns from the steamer so the steam condensation does not drip on the buns.

Transfer the buns to a rack to cool. Serve them hot/warm.

Store them in the refrigerator or freezer.

If you enjoy this Chinese steamed buns you may want to check on this other Asian bread recipes like Red Bean Buns or Asian Style Sandwich Loaf from Simple Recipes.

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Baked Eggs

This is the kind of breakfast that we have once in a while over the weekend. Well, not completely true since we have fresh fruit/veggie juice every day. The treat here is the baked eggs.
Actually the baked eggs are very simple to make, and great paired with a toast. You can always add spinach, tomatoes, ham, peppers…anything that you would add into an omelette, therefore very versatile.

For the juice, just combine any fruit/veggie and juice it! I have apple, beet, cucumber, carrot, tomato and celery in this particular juice.

Baked eggs

Ingredients:

2 eggs
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon toasted bacon (in pieces)
Mozzarella cheese to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
½ teaspoon dry parsley
Extra butter to coat the ramekins

Method:

Preheat oven at 375F.

Coat the ramekins with butter and break the egg into each ramekin. Dot each egg with ½ spoon of butter, add the bacon. Top the egg with shredded mozzarella and sprinkle with salt, pepper and dry parsley.

Set the dishes in a baking pan and add enough water to cover at least 1/3 of the ramekins. Bring to simmer and transfer to a preheated 375F oven.

Bake until the egg whites are just set and the yolks are still soft.

Serve hot.

I hope you enjoy this breakfast and have a wonderful week!

 

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