Two Takes on Cinnamon Buns

During my trip to Alaska, I found this recipe book. It had lots of different recipes using sour dough. There was cakes, breads and even cinnamon buns. I wanted to see if sourdough cinnamon buns were better than regular cinnamon buns so I decided to try out both recipes. The sour dough cinnamon bun recipe…

Nerdy 30 Minute Buns

It was close to the day before the big Alcan DragonBoat Festival in Vancouver (close… I mean the day before) and I wanted to surprise my team with some snacks.  I decided they had to be nerdy and awesome. About 4 years ago, I joined a dragonboat team called DragonBoat Z.  It was an amazing…

Too much buttermilk. Why oh why?…. Let’s make Fan-tans

We love buttermilk in baking, but there are times when you go to the grocery store and they are out of the smallest size of buttermilk.  You end up leaving the store with a 1 L carton of buttermilk. There are various things that you can make with leftover buttermilk like Fan-Tans (buttermilk rolls).  Not…

Bear buns… (not bare bums)

I’ve always been fascinated with baking and one of the things I love to bake is bread.  Bread is so versatile.  It can sweet or savoury, filled with stuff or just by itself.     The bread recipe I decided to make was from the Company’s Coming Bread cookbook.  I chose ‘soft buns’ from this…