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- Perfect Pandan Sourdough Recipe and WIN a Sourdough Baking Pan Regular
Calling all SOURDOUGH LOVERS ... Would you like to WIN a Sourdough Baking Pan, complete with Pandan Powder and some Blue Tea? Then continue reading! Sourdough bread recipe Lucky draw Melya Suryanto (Mel), the Sourdough Queen Sourdough Pan offer We love our sourdough right? With some smashed avocado, eggs + vegemite – the Aussie way! Oi! Oi! Oi! Well with a simple sourdough bread recipe that's easy to make using your sourdough starter. Give the dough an overnight rise for an early morning bake or mix it in the morning for freshly baked sourdough bread to have on its own or with lunch/dinner. It’s easily adjusted to fit your schedule! In a nutshell, sourdough is slow-fermented bread. It's unique because it does not require commercial yeast in order to rise. Instead, it’s made with a live fermented culture, a sourdough starter, which acts as a natural leavening agent. Sourdough is best known for its characteristic tangy flavour, chewy texture and that crisp, crackly crust. From a health standpoint, it dominates when compared to supermarket loaves. The naturally occurring acids and long fermentation help to break down the gluten, making it more digestible and easies for the body to absorb. And guess what it does taste damn good (more so if you made it yourself, right?) Remember our Mel in Brisbane? Mel who has contributed a few yummy and gorgeous recipes Pandan Chocolate Swirl Chiffon Cake, Dragon Fruit Layered Steam cake and Anzac biscuits with Pandan flavour and now giving you a Pandan Sourdough recipe! Mel is officially a @my.blue.tea Pandan Addict!! A delicious take on the trending sourdough bread by Mel, baked using the Brisbane Sourdough Pan by @skitchenau - Australia's first cast iron sourdough pan!! A video by Mel show's how to bake Pandan Sourdough or any Sourdough for that matter. More videos on our TV Channel www.mybluetea.com.au/tv Here's your Sourdough Bread Recipe Sourdough starter · 5g sourdough starter · 35g water · 35 bread flour Dough · 270g high gluten bread flour (90%) · 30g Whole wheat Emmer flour (10%) · 252g water (80%) · 60g levain (20%) · 6g salt (2%) · 9gr Pandan (3%) Powder from My Blue Tea BUY PANDAN POWDER NOW Directions 8:00 am: Add starter to the water and whisk together, add flour, mix well, cover loosely, let it sit at room temperature at 74-78F until in about 5-6 hours starter reaches its peak (triples or more in volume). All starters are different, so work with yours accordingly. 11:00 am: mix water with bread flour and cover it, let it rest 1 hour for autolyse. During the autolyse process the flour absorbs water, becoming fully hydrated. This activates gluten development. 1:00 pm: add sourdough starter. Mix with hand around 5 mins and make sure all well incorporated Cover and let it rest for 30 min. 1:30 pm: add salt and mix for 4-5 minutes until well incorporated (you may add water at this stage especially if the dough feels tight) Leave to rest for 30 min. At 74-78F /23-26C. 2:00 pm: Lamination. Wet your hands and spray table with water. Stretch the dough as much as you can gently and spread the inclusions e.g. dried peach and fold them. Let rest for another 30 mins. 2.30pm: First Coil and Fold 3.30pm: Second Coil and Fold Performing stretches and folds every 30 - 45 min will help to continue gluten development, time varies depending on how strong your dough is. Keep monitoring the dough, if it’s rising too fast, you can shorten the time in between stretches to 45 minutes or less. After the final stretch let the dough proof for 2 hours at 76-80F/ 24-26C. You should see some bubbles on the surface, the dough has to become lighter. 5.45pm: Shaping. When forming the sourdough into your desired loaf shape, the goal throughout the shaping process is to create surface tension on the outer surface of the dough without affecting the delicate inner dough. Using your bench knife, flip the dough and place in the proofing basket with the seam facing up 6.15pm: transfer dough and allow to rise for 14-24 hours in the refrigerator. Next morning, place The Brisbane Sourdough Pan in the oven and pre heat at 250c for at least an hour. Take the dough out from the fridge, remove from the banneton and cover it with parchment paper. Score your dough with a bread lame. Then move your bread into Brisbane Sourdough Bread Pan and bake at 250°C with the lid closed for 18-20 minutes. After 20 minutes, open the lid of the Brisbane Sourdough Bread Pan and continue baking at 200°C for another 20 minutes or until golden brown . Tips & Notes Good sourdough bread can only be made with a sourdough culture that's live and kicking. So make absolutely sure: You take good care of your starter by refreshing it regularly. When a starter gets too sour the acid stops the yeast from growing and making bubbles. By refreshing you give your starter new food to eat and you dilute the acid environment so the yeast comes back to live again. You use the right flour to feed your culture. Organic whole grain wheat and rye and spelt will work best because these grains will have enough yeast spores to keep your culture going. You use the right water too. A sourdough culture does not like chlorine, so if your tap water has too much of it, use bottled water. You can add any flavours or fruits into your sourdough, says Mel, The Sourdough Queen! Try them with My Blue Tea Superfood Powder. i.e. Blue Butterfly Pea Powder, Dragon Fruit Powder, Dragon Fruit Powder, other fruit and nuts ... you decide. About @skitchenau - The Sourdough Baking Pan and about Mel BAKE A PERFECT SOURDOUGH BREAD WITH THE BRISBANE SOURDOUGH PAN, EVERYTIME THE MORE I BAKE, THE MORE I FALL IN LOVE WITH… My name is Melya Suryanto and I fell in love with baking Sourdough during Covid in 2020. I spent hours and hours in the kitchen preparing the dough only for bread to fail when I baked it. So I went looking for a solution and I found it in my home town Semarang, Indonesia. I collaborated with a company specialising in cast iron manufacturing and got them to make 2 cast iron pans that have all the perfect attributes in shape, features and material to cook the perfect Sourdough loaf every time. The pan has been wildly successful in the sourdough community throughout South East Asia and we are very happy to be able to finally launch it in Australia. I am so proud of this product that I named it after my new home town BRISBANE. I hope you enjoy using these pans to create the perfect sourdough loaf every time. Lucky Draw WIN this beautiful Sourdough Pan Regular and 2 x 50 grams Pandan Powder and 50 grams Blue Tea - total worth about $300.00 Terms & Conditions (1) Contest open for purchases from @my.blue.tea - from 12:01 am 12/05 /2021 - 23:11 pm 07/06/2021 AEST (2) Any online purchase of >$49.00 equals 1 entry (3) Enter as many times as you like (4) Eligible within Australia only (5) Follow & Like @my.blue.tea on Instagram Page and on Facebook Page (6) Follow @skitchenau - Instagram and FB Page. (7) The winners will be randomly selected, with Vermilion Pinstripes auditing the process (8) Results will be announced on Monday, the 14th of June 2021 on all social media channels and via email. (9) The Sourdough Baking Pan shall be mailed to a valid address from end June 2021 (if not earlier) to the Winner. (10) The Winner is not required to bake a Pandan Sourdough and to publish on social media but WOULD be encouraged to do so - The more people know, to more they enjoy and also to get featured with My Blue Tea & @skitchenau social medias. (11) My Blue Tea may change these General Contest Terms and Conditions at any time. (12) Judges decision will be considered as final. Bread Baking has never been this Easy The Brisbane Sourdough Pan takes the guesswork out of baking bread for all levels of bakers The Brisbane Sourdough Pan is now taking pre-orders with 20% discount. Offer ends May 2021 for end June 2021 delivery for those who cannot wait for competition results (and only 1 winner) and would love to have one please visit and order at the Brisbane Sourdough Pan website link and also follow Mel @melseatnplay and the Brisbane Sourdough Pan @skitchenau for Mel will be dishing our recipes and more sourdough tips. My Blue Tea TV Channel We have so much to share. Watch our TV Channel for more delicious recipes. Throwback 2020 MyBlueTea on Master Chef Australia TV Channel Do you know we have these products too? By buying My Blue Tea products, you support our sustainability program to empower women. Check them out BUY DAYAK GINGER - HEALTHY SNACKS & CONDIMENTS BUY BLUE BUTTERFLY PEA TEA NEW SPICY GINGER CRISPS NATIVE BIRD'S EYE CHILLI SHAKER BANANA CHIPS
- MOUTH-WATERING PANDAN YAKITORI RECIPE
Kebab, Satay or Yakitori - they are all juicy meat on a skewer! Get the recipe. My Blue Tea latest collaboration At My Blue Tea, we are always eager about new (and deliciously healthy!) collaborations! Our latest is collaboration is with @hakka.moi and we will be featuring a series of 4 exciting plant-based Superfood Super Powder food posts over the next week on Instagram and Facebook (all power-packed with health and nutrition). Remember to follow both @my.blue.tea & @hakka.moi so you do not miss out on the latest news! In fact, we just had a giveaway competition for our fans in the USA and Canada led by @hakka.moi where she made several beautiful dishes. So if healthy food and cooking is your passion, this will really tickle your tastebuds! Scroll down for recipes. So what or who exactly is @hakka.moi? About @hakka.moi - Shirley Lim Shirley Lim was born in Malaysia and currently residing in Los Angeles. She consults with food-related services — meaning she cooks, shoots, researches, and writes about food. Her depth of knowledge and experience comes from her love, passion, and heritage in the area of Southeast Asian cuisine. Shirley stands out with her ability in bringing the Asian flair to various cooking techniques, while also working with different ingredients, all of which are an asset to brand development and the culinary field. Get ready to feel the saliva flow when you check out her beautiful feeds on IG @hakka.moi. https://www.instagram.com/hakka.moi/ Keep your finger on My Blue Tea as we are going to publish many of her recipes on our website blog! We are bowled over by Shirley's generosity in sharing her passion as she specially created 4 recipes for My Blue Tea's giveaway. Every single one of them is bursting with flavour and goodness, with her signature professionalism and all beautifully captured (if only we could eat photographs!). Shirley's son, E was the happiest. E was thrilled with every single dish and enjoyed every bite. Lucky E! Here are her four special dishes created for My Blue Tea: Pandan Yakitori Butterfly Blue Ravioli (in Sichuan Hot Sauce) Butterfly Blue Pea Dutch Baby (a blue pancake) Pandan Oatmeal It was a tough choice and we agonised over this ... but finally we decided we would share Pandan Yakitori first. It not only stands out because of its enticingly juicy flavours but also because this is a unique dish in how Pandan is used in a savoury dish! This recipe was made in celebration of the recent St Patrick's Day. We chose Pandan Green Tea to give that emerald elegance a boost. Shirley brought out her creativity to incorporate both @my.blue.tea's Pandan Green Tea and Pandan Powder in this recipe especially by creating PANDAN OIL! We bet you have never heard of that! "𝗣𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗻" (𝗽𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝘀 𝗣𝘂𝗻-𝗱𝗮𝗮𝗻) is more than just a fragrant and aromatic leafy plant. It is widely grown in South East Asia and is commonly used in making desserts, cooking, and also as a daily beverage. Well-known as the Asian Vanilla, the Pandan leaf is a powerful antioxidant, immune system booster, and is also packed with Vitamin C and Beta Carotene. Now that you know the benefits of Pandan, we can guess your next question would be - how can we incorporate Pandan into our daily regimen? Pandan coconut juice is a simple beverage Shirley grew up with, and something she absolutely loves. It is fragrant, refreshing and delicious! You just keep wanting to take another gulp! Shirley can easily drink this all day! Shirley is as excited as we are in featuring her @my.blue.tea plant-based food post with yet another exciting 💚 food — savoury St. Patrick's Day Pandan Yakitori! RECIPE: 𝗣𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗻 𝗬𝗮𝗸𝗶𝘁𝗼𝗿𝗶 (with Pork) BUY PANDAN POWDER NOW INGREDIENTS: * 1 lb pork butt, cut into cubes (your choice of meat) * 8 bamboo skewers (6"-8"), presoaked in hot water MARINATE: * 2 tsp @my.blue.tea Pandan Leaf Powder * 2 tbsp @my.blue.tea Pandan leaf oil * Heat cooking oil, pour it over dried Pandan leaf TIP: Keep excess oil to brush over the grill & onto the skewered meat while grilling meat *1 tbsp oyster sauce * 1 tsp soy sauce * 1 tsp @maggiusa Maggi seasoning * 1 tsp white pepper * 1 tsp black pepper * 1/2 tsp onion powder * 1 tbsp of coconut cream/yogurt BUY PANDAN GREEN TEA NOW METHOD: 1. Marinate meat. Keep in refrigerator overnight. 2. Remove from fridge 1 hour before grilling. 3. Preheat stove-top grill. 4. Prepare the skewers, preheat grill & brush Pandan oil over the grill. 5. Prepare the Yakitori skewers — Alternate between lean and fat cuts. 6. When the grill is hot, gently place meat skewers over the grill (diagonally), cook, and flip each skewer rotating all 4 sides until nicely charred/until meat is cooked. 7. Brush excess Pandan Oil over Yakitori for each flipped side. BUY BLUE BUTTERFLY PEA POWDER NOW Sneak peek of Shirley's Butterfly Blue Pea Ravioli - the prettiest ravioli ever. So don't forget to tune in. Enjoy YAKITORI with some Bamboo Tea infusion My Blue Tea, Bamboo Tea Infusion Bamboo tea infused with a delicate blend of Pandan and Kasturi Lime. As if the Pandan Yakitori is not enticing enough, we recommend complementing it with our deliciously refreshing Bamboo Tea! Here is another great plant-based superfood brought to you by My Blue Tea. This Bamboo Tea Infusion is refreshing, and blooms fragrantly with each sip, plus you get the added health benefits from the Pandanus leaves. This is a tea that contains silica which boosts hair and skin quality. It is a carrier of oxygen and hence transports oxygen and nutrients more effectively into your skin cells. It promotes healthy hair and nail growth. It plays an important role in healthy bone density. It is a building block of collagen — a protein our body uses to rejuvenate skin and joints. Drink at least one cup every day to notice a difference in your hair and nails or 2-3 cups for maximum results. It will take about 2-3 weeks to start noticing a difference in your nails, and at least a month or so in your hair. So be sure to stick with this daily habit for 30-60 days in order to see how it works for you. That would not be too difficult considering how delicious this drink is! It is quite a treat! So that's why we introduced the 15-day, 30-day and 45-day packs. SHOP BAMBOO TEA INFUSION What's in it: Bamboo leaves (The bamboo leaf contains 70% organic silica) Pandan leaves (natural antiseptic benefits) Kasturi peel (calamansi lime that is rich in vitamins C and B6) One pack includes 15 tea bags, and each tea bag can be re-steeped for several servings! Pour hot water over a tea bag in a cup and let steep for several minutes before removing the tea bag. Serve warm or add ice for a refreshing taste.
- MY BLUE TEA IS GOING BANANAS!
Let's Go Bananas! A Modern Twist on a Traditional Snack Some days we just feel we are not in the mood to bring out the entire arsenal of cooking utensils to whip up a meal. Or it could be one of those days where you have a packed schedule and finding time for anything is a challenge. But you still need to eat something. Perhaps you are not hungry enough to cook up a proper meal but your mouth is itching to nibble on something. It would be great to have that quick snack to give us the energy to keep going for a while! Imagine reaching into your cupboard for that yummy bag of traditional chips that make your mouth water ... except, give it a modern twist and imagine it morphing into a plant-based, natural, healthy, guilt-free snack! Too much of a good thing? No! And that´s why at My Blue Tea we are going bananas over this snack! Great Taste, Guilt-Free Snacking ¨Great Taste, Guilt-Free Snacking¨ is what "My Blue Tea Going Bananas" is about. We created this product to satisfy the modern palate and health needs. People are mindful of what they put into their bodies. Snacks in our modern age are no longer associated with something unhealthy and full of processed chemicals. Instead, snacks can be healthy, plant-based, all-natural and still bursting with taste! "My Blue Tea Going Bananas" products are made from real herbs and spices. They buy whole garlic pieces, chilli pods, cinnamon sticks, pepper corn and process them in their unique formulation. What you get is a 100% naturally flavourful snack that is free from preservatives and other additives. It is also gluten free and has zero transfat. Just One More With these yummy banana chips, "just one more" is never enough. Knowing these are healthy snacks means you can have that "one more" chip, guilt free. Bananas are a source of dietary fibre and energy, so they make great snacks for anyone on the go. Bananas provide a source energy of 224 Kcal/serving and dietary fibre of 5g/100g. Did you also know that bananas are actually super-fruits that contain essential nutrients we need to function daily? Each banana is power packed with Vitamin B6, manganese, Vitamin C, potassium, copper and magnesium. This is one fruit you would want to have daily in your fruit bowl! Respecting Nature and Community As if all that is not enough, "My Blue Tea Going Bananas" ensures that our bananas are sourced directly from farmers in the central region of Java, Indonesia. They buy from a community-based agriculture. This is a way to support the local rice farmers and villagers. Fresh bananas are sourced daily, and there is no use of pesticides or mass farming. So we are talking about 100% true blue genuine the Real McCoy bananas. These are bananas that have a solid flavour and that does not get lost on the taste buds when you bite on one of Everything Banana´s banana chips. My Blue Tea is an advocate of sustainable farming practices, thus bringing Going Bananas to you is in line with our sustainability superfoods goals. BUY BANANA CHIPS NOW There are 5 types of banana chips available from My Blue Tea Going Bananas range. Roasted Garlic is the Number #1 selling flavour. With its crisp, light texture, it is excitingly savoury with just that right hint of sweetness. Sugar Cinnamon is perfect on a cold day with a cup of hot coffee or hot chocolate. Tip: Toast the chips to really bring out that deep, rich taste of cinnamon. Seaweed is highly popular with children and youngsters. It is savoury with a tang of nori. Tip: Add this to rice to give it a bit of mouth-watering crunch. Chilli Garlic is for those who like a bit of spice in their lives. The spiciness gives the chips a bit of kick. Black Pepper is for those who like to take it slow and intense. The taste of the pepper emerges slowly with each bite. It is tough choosing which chips to try, isn't it? To make it easier for you, My Blue Tea has come up with two types of special Bundle Buys. We have helped you narrow it down to just two choices so you don´t go bananas trying to choose! Bundle Buy A - Choose any 3 Types of Banana Chips Bundle Buy B - Choose any 5 Types of Banana Chips They're so good, buy all 5 flavours before they disappear! And what better way to enjoy healthy banana chips than to complement it with a cup of soothing Blue Tea? Take your pick here and get ready to sit back and nibble and sip your way through a peckish moment in the day! So ... are you going bananas yet? Checkout our new condiments + healthy snacks shopping page
- Chef Dave | The Vegan Chef | My Blue Tea | Chef Profile
Vegan Chef Dave MY BLUE TEA CHEF PROFILE Vegan Chef Dave Sailing across the seas as a chef on one of the world's most prestigious cruise liners was to be one of the highlights of Chef Dave's life - but something just didn't sit right with his soul. He realised he didn't know where his ingredients came from, and then he didn't like what he found out. So he decided to make a fresh start, and become a Vegan Chef, and educate others on how easy and delicious this new life path can be! Chef Dave The Vegan Chef "I'm currently working on veganizing all traditional Malaysian, and Asian food to showcase to the world that being a vegan is much easier than you think." Things didn't start off Smooth Sailing for this Chef-on-the-Seas Vegan Chef Dave hails from a small-town called Jementah, in Segamat, Johor, Malaysia. He started his culinary career in a culinary school in Malaysia, and has also graduated from UK universities, attaining a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, and an MBA. He then went on to work with 5 Star international brand hotels such as Shangri-La Hotels and Resort since 2012, and in 2019 was sailing with the Disney Cruise line as a western cuisine chef. But all was not sailing smoothly for Chef Dave, as he became more aware of the issues of climate change, and the contribution of the animal and agriculture industry towards it. The end of 2019 marked a turning point in his life, when he came across two videos about cruelty in egg industry as well as dairy industry. So he started to assess the impact of his actions, as a chef sailing around the world and working with top companies. He realised he did not know where his ingredients were coming from. Making an impact So, he decided to go vegan and stand solidarity with animals. To fight for injustice happening towards animals and be a voice for the voiceless. That decision truly impacted him a lot especially when thinking about his career and future. Dave choose to be a person who lives happily without harming himself, environment and others [he meant to reduce and avoid as much as he could]. While still trying to find the best way to be a voice for the voiceless, he realised that he doesn’t need to stop doing what he loves – which is making delicious food – he just needed to change how he did it! Dave started cooking vegan food and inspiring people on how we can survive and thrive with delicious, nutritious food without bringing harm to animals. This is especially a feat in Malaysia, where the awareness of veganism is truly lacking. His current project: Veganizing all traditional Malaysian, South East Asian and Asian food stage by stage to showcase that being a vegan is much easier than you think. It is a simple choice that could set another life free. Chef Dave hopes that through his social media presence he can share his journey as a vegan chef who will inspire others through his contents on vegan life, food and travel. After 10 months on this new journey, Chef Dave currently has more than 50,000 followers across social media, and is recognised as one of the chef under Masters of Malaysian Cuisine promoting Veganised Malaysian cuisine to international audiences, and started his plant based food business as a social mission to make Malaysian healthier with Whole Food Plant Based meals. And Vegan Food is Delicious! Follow Vegan Chef Dave's journey across his social media channels! YouTube Facebook Instagram Twitter Making a presence Chef Dave can be found posting tips, challenges and just day to day stories across his many social media channels in multiple languages (he speaks English, Bahasa Malay, Tamil, and Mandarin) As if that wasn't a full time job enough, Chef Dave also presents at hotels, educates the public on TV shows, or partners up with other prominent chefs on some shows! Both Dave and Jackie are currently doing live cooking shows with Tourism Malaysia and Masters of Malaysian Cuisine, MOMC. "I hope my journey can inspire others as a vegan chef with content surrounding vegan life, food and travel. " Feeding a crowd Chef Dave has inspired countless others with his personal content based around his vegan life, food and travel Vegan Nasi Kerabu Chef Dave's mantra is eating should never be boring, and especially true when veganising traditional family favourites! Purple Sweet Potato Smoothie Looking for a boost in your day? Try powering up with Pea Milk and our Purple Sweet Potato Latte blend! Vegan Satay Creative and delicious vegan satay. Add My Blue Tea's Kaffir Lime Powder for a kick to the taste buds. Vegan Mee Goreng One of Chef Dave's popular dish, vegan fried noodles. Vegan Kut The Herbal Soup Peppery soup which keeps your tummy warm :) Want more? Looking to make your own culinary creations? Then check out the My Blue Tea Blog and TV Channel for gorgeous recipes created by chefs from the world over! Blue Recipes Shop Online Buy Direct Trade Enquiries
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