Sunday, August 29, 2010

Light Wheat Bread

This slightly rough looking dough, set to rise, is made partially with whole wheat flour, and some oatmeal, for a hearty, yet light, texture:

It was still a litle lumpy looking when I rolled it into a loaf:

But rose nicely:

And sliced into nice sandwiches:

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Bread I like: Tai Pan Bakery in Chinatown

Come to New York City and visit this (or any, really) bakery in Chinatown, and try something new - maybe a tart made with matcha, or beans:
Or even some of the simple, light cakes above.

There are more elaborate creations too:

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies

They don't look like much here:

I was interested in this recipe because it's written similarly to a brownie recipe - mix together eggs and sugar, then add chocolate melted with butter:

Add flour:

And in this case also add coconut, and bake!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Brownies: A New Recipe to Try

How bad can a recipe be if it includes three sticks of butter?

And mixes up nicely in one bowl?

The New York Times has never let me down with new and delicious brownie recipes before, and didn't with this rich treat.