Modern Asian Baking At Home Review

Modern Asian Baking At Home: Essential Sweet and Savory Recipes for Milk Bread, Mooncakes, Mochi, and More; Inspired by the Subtle Asian Baking Community

By Kat Lieu

I received a free copy of Modern Asian Baking At Home from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion.

From the Subtle Asian Baking community comes Modern Asian Baking at Home, must-have recipes for beloved sweet and savory treats found across Asia.
Explore new ingredients, surprising techniques, and interesting textures through lush photography and rewarding recipes that include exciting yet familiar contemporary bakes with innovative Asian twists. The results are unforgettable delights like miso-mochi brownies and spicy gochujang flourless chocolate cake. There’s even a recipe for homemade boba!
This is the perfect cookbook for anyone nostalgic for Asian desserts as well as hobbyist and avid home bakers interested in using vibrant ingredients like miso, matcha, pandan, and soy sauce to expand their repertoires. No passport is needed when you can easily create and experience popular Asian sweets and one-of-a-kind Asian-influenced drinkscustardscakes, and frozen treats at home.

Recipes include:
Quick Microwave Mochi
Fluffy Japanese Pancakes
Lemony Matcha Macarons
Tangzhong Milk Bread
Vietnamese Egg Dalgona Coffee
Steam, fry, boil, and bake your way through this straight-from-the-heart collection of recipes!

This book is #veryasian

Summary from Goodreads.

With asian food becoming more popular, learning how to make them yourself may seem overwhelming. Modern Asian Baking At Home is here to help guide you in your endeavours in this wonderful cuisine.

Modern Asian Baking At Home has 7 different sections, which gives you a vast selection of recipes to try out. Basics and Confections, Sab’s Favourite Cookies and Pastries, Airy and Not-Too-Sweet Cakes, Bread and Yeasted Bakes, Treats Under One Moon and Holiday Bakes, Custards and Frozen, and Drinks are what sections the recipes are divided into.

My favourite recipes that I cannot wait to tryout are Quick Microwave Mochi, Monstrous Matcha Miso Cookies, and Hong Kong Dan Tat. Each recipe is very well laid out and described in a way that makes it very easy to follow, even if you have no experience with asian cuisine. Each recipe also includes a little description about what the baked good actually is, so if you have never heard of it at least you are able to understand what it is!

If you are interested in baking asian food, then Modern Asian Baking At Home is a great place for you to start.

4/5

Have you read Modern Asian Baking At Home? What did you think? Let me know in the comments.

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