Cinnamon & Blueberry Pumpkin Challah

As the title suggests – this is my creation of a blueberry and cinnamon pumpkin challah! I was slightly concerned when making this that the blueberries would be too wet and make the dough soggy – but by using blueberries sparingly they have not not had that dreaded effect. The bread is sweet but not […]

Pumpkin filled challah

Inspired by my post last week, here is another filled challah bread. I’d brought back some tinned pumpkin back home after my trip to America, and had been waiting for the right time to bake with it. So here is the result! Pumpkin filled four-strand CHALLAH! This tastes sweet but not cloyingly so. You can […]

Pandan challah filled with sweet black bean paste

I like to think of this non-traditional challah as like a union of Jewish and Asian cuisines. Challah being Jewish, and sweet black bean and pandan essence being Asian. Being half Chinese myself – I LOVE black bean. Sweet black bean is commonly used in a lot of Chinese pastries such as moon cakes (which sell during the […]

Apple & Honey Challah

This is an apple and honey challah I made a few days ago, in celebration of Rosh Hashana. As it is traditional to eat apples dipped in honey for this Jewish holiday, I thought I would combine the apples and honey with the challah. I’m not Jewish, I just love any excuse to bake and eat […]