Monthly Archives: May 2012


Ever since Giacobazzi’s introduced me to the pleasures of good Parma ham, buffalo mozzarella and pesto on ciabatta, I have wondered how this light and crusty bread was made. You see, the problem with ciabatta dough is that it is … Continue reading

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We’re constantly being told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day yet it is also the one I find most difficult to be inspired about (its just too early in the morning to be creative!) A few … Continue reading

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Chinese Roast Belly Pork (Siew Yok)

Deh-Ta Hsiung gives the recipe away in his book, and it’s really simple to make. When I say simple, I don’t mean easy. The art to it is in the roasting process, and that, is something that will be unique to all … Continue reading

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A Sourdough Method (Sourdough-Fu)

Sourdough is something of an enigma to me.  I’ve read dozens of recipes.  They’re all the same and they’re all different.   First, of course you have to make your starter, and that too seems to have lots of variations … Continue reading

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How to Cut Bread Straight

Yeah, it’s all happened to us before. We come down in the morning, looking to get a nice slice of toast, pull the bread out and there it is, a steep angle on the loaf rather than a neat vertical … Continue reading

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How to Make A Sourdough Starter

We’re quite big fans of sourdough chez Kungfoodie, so I finally decided to pull me finger out and do something about it. What should have taken a couple of weeks has taken a fair bit longer than I’d thought. Getting … Continue reading

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Long before I met Mrs Foodie, I had a girlfriend who was vegan. Well… vegan apart from all the eggs, cheese, ham and lahmacun she’d eat. In fact, we ate so much of it that I could actually tell which … Continue reading

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