|Near to the Seremban Hospital. Picture was taken this morning @ 7.40am|
Since I have some barley in the fridge, I boiled some in the office pantry. Boiling barley water is the easiest herbal tea, at least to me. I pre-soaked a handful of barley while I put a pot of water to boil. Once the water boiled, I pour in the barley and let it simmer at low heat for about 30 - 40 minutes. We don't drink it sweet, so I did not put any sugar into it.
|3 cheezy wheat buns and 2 wheat buns (trial versions)|
While the barley water was boiling, I baked some buns for lunch. I pre-mixed the dough at home and store in the fridge overnight. I was doubtful at first as worried the yeast will be 'killed' by keeping in the fridge. So, I google and found some very useful information. Indeed, bread dough can be kept in the fridge (can even be frozen) before they rise. Before baking, just take out the portion required and let the dough sit for about an hour at room temperature before kneading them. Next, roll them into the shaped required, and after about 30 minutes later, knead them again. Finally, let them rise until doubled it's size and they are ready to go into the oven.
I do not have a proper oven in the office's pantry, therefore, my buns were not browned evenly. The oven I'm using was those toaster oven which I can't adjust the temperature. I just baked for about 10 minutes and was very happy with the outcome as the buns were soft and fluffy.
I bought some rendang ayam from the nearby Mamak shop and the buns goes very well with the rendang gravy. I can now baked more buns for my Roti King at home, hopefully :)