daifuku mochi

Final Recipe – Daifuku Mochi with a Stand Mixer | Mochi Making Journey (Part 6)

After testing a variety of mochi recipes: steaming mochiko flour, cooking mochiko over a stove, discovering shiratamako flour, using rice and a stand mixer, and finally testing the Tiger Mochi Maker machine; we have ultimately landed on the perfect, legit real mochi, recipe for those who have been dreaming of soft and chewy mochi at […]

Day 2 - Princess Bamboo Tangzhong crumb detail

The Best Milk Bread Recipe Experiment Ep 4 | Recipe Winner

Welcome to our Milk Bread Experiment Finale!!! We’ve been testing out some of the most popular milk bread recipes online and finally after double and triple checking them, we’ve finally determined our favorite recipes. Can you guess which one it is? We tested 6 total recipes: Chopsticks Chronicles, Umi’s Baking, Kitchen Princess Bamboo’s 2 recipes, […]

homemade boba

Fastest Homemade Boba

We’ve always wanted to make a tasty boba drink at home. We aren’t die hard boba people by any means, but we know the taste and texture we like when we order boba and the reality is that there are more shops that fail us than satisfy our tapioca cravings. When it comes to boba […]

The Best Milk Bread Recipe Experiment Ep 3 | Josh Weissman v. Inga Lam

Hey guys, this is part 3 of our Milk Bread experiment! We’ve been testing various yudane and tangzhong recipes and then tested a direct comparison and found that which starter we use doesn’t seem to make a giant difference. So perhaps a bit reversed, we’re going to compare a recipe with a starter and one […]

Tiger Mochi Maker Machine

Mochi with the Tiger Mochi Maker | Mochi Making Journey (Part 5)

Making Legit Mochi from Rice with a Machine! Welcome back to our Mochi Making Journey! If you’re just joining us, feel free to catch up with Part 1 where we tried steaming, Part 2 when we tried cooking over the stove, Part 3 when we tried shiratamako rice flour, and finally Part 4 where we […]

Doufuhua 豆腐花 | Tofu Pudding

Dòuhuā/Dòufuhuā (豆花/豆腐花) | Tofu Pudding

Dòuhuā/dòufuhuā (豆花/豆腐花), or “Tofu Pudding” is a common Asian dish that’s usually eaten for dessert or breakfast. Essentially, it’s like an instant tofu that you can make at home with just a couple ingredients: soy milk and a coagulant. There are a couple of options, but we opted to try it with gypsum since that’s […]

Kitchen Princess Bamboo: Yudane loaf

The Best Milk Bread Recipe Experiment Ep 2 | Kitchen Princess Bamboo Shokupan

Welcome back to our Milk Bread Recipe experiment! Last time we talked a little bit about the common starters for milk bread called yudane and tangzhong and we explored both methods and while it wasn’t a direct comparison on the techniques, it gave us an introduction into making milk bread. We did notice that Umi’s […]

Alton Brown's brownies

The Ultimate Chocolate Valentine’s Gift: Gooey Brownies

It’s a covid Valentines this year and maybe you haven’t been able to be with your significant other during these super tough times but that doesn’t mean you cant whip something up for them and drop it off like you are the sexiest delivery driver out there! Nothing says “I love you” or “I miss […]