Steamed BBQ Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao)

These homemade Steamed BBQ Pork Buns are soft and fluffy with a succulent savoury filling. Make this classic Dim Sum favourite at home! Complete recipe for the bao buns, plus the Chinese Barbecue Pork filling, with step-by-step photos.

bbq pork buns on white plate with coriander

Steamed BBQ Pork Buns

One of my favourite dishes at Yum Cha are Steamed BBQ Pork Buns, also called Char Siu Bao. As a child, I tried to only eat them towards the end of the meal because they tend to be quite filling. But even after stuffing myself silly with more dumplings than we should have ordered, I still somehow found appetite left for a Char Siu Bao or two.



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Focaccia with Herbs and Olives

An easy-to-make Focaccia with Herbs and Olives which is soft and chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside. Perfect as a starter or as a side dish! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

focaccia with herbs and olives sliced into lengths

Focaccia Bread

When I lived in Australia, focaccia was a staple which was sold in all bakeries and supermarkets. So when I first moved to Switzerland, I was surprised that, despite being next door to Italy, no focaccia bread could be found in sight.



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Cream Buns

Classic bakery-style Cream Buns filled with raspberry jam and freshly whipped cream. These soft and fluffy buns are a real tea-time treat! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

cream buns on wire rack

Cream Buns

If you’re familiar with suburban bakeries in Australia, you would be familiar with these Cream Buns. The buns are a lightly sweetened bread dough, often filled with raisins, which are split open and piped with some raspberry jam and fresh cream. So simple but yet so delicious!



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Zopfhasen (Easter Bunny Rolls)

Cute and delicious Zopfhasen, which are Swiss Easter Bunny Rolls, filled with raisins and decorated with pearl sugar. Easy recipe which you can make with the kids, with step-by-step photos.

easter bunny rolls or zopfhasen on wire rack

Zopfhasen

In the lead up to Easter, many bakeries in Switzerland start selling these delicious Zopfhasen, or Easter Bunny Rolls. Or, as my daughter likes to call them, Bunny Buns.



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Japanese Milk Bread (Shokupan)

Japanese Milk Bread is soft, fluffy and pillowy, making it the perfect loaf of sliced white bread! Make Japanese Milk Bread at home with this easy and delicious recipe with step-by-step photos.

Japanese Milk Bread on wire rack

Japanese Milk Bread

If you are a fan of Japanese bakery treats, you might already be familiar with Japanese Milk Bread, also called Hokkaido Milk Bread or Shokupan. This fluffy and pillowy-soft white loaf is a bread-lover’s dream, perfect for slicing to use in sandwiches, or lightly toasted to serve at breakfast.



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Homemade Pizza Dough

Make your own pizza at home with this easy and delicious pizza dough recipe! Recipe with step-by-step photos.

homemade pizza dough on marble board

Easy Pizza Dough

For me, a pizza dinner usually involves calling the local pizzeria up the street and sending my husband to pick up the order 10 minutes later. That is how we do fast food in Switzerland!



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