Mulled Wine Pear and Chocolate Cake

Valentines Day is around the corner and the streets here in Japan are filled with pop up shops selling boxes of chocolates. Pink packaging fill the shelves and limited edition Valentines Day pastry/chocolate flavours have nudge it’s way in amongst the already abundant amout of pastries in Tokyo. For a chocolate and cake lover like… Continue reading Mulled Wine Pear and Chocolate Cake

Matcha Black Sesame Banana Bread

Unlike many people who love bananas, I am not a huge lover of that fruit. Given the choice I’d always reach for a mango or watermelon over a banana. But that being said, banana bread is a whole other thing. In my opinion, it’s the perfect excuse to have cake for breakfast. After all, it’s… Continue reading Matcha Black Sesame Banana Bread

Hot Chocolate Bread

Every time life gets too out of hand for me, I tend to turn towards comfort food as I am sure many of you would as well.  And there is nothing more comforting nor welcoming than the scent of fresh bread out of the oven. Throw in the childhood memories of hot chocolate and you’ve… Continue reading Hot Chocolate Bread

Japanese Pumpkin Olive Oil Chocolate Cake

It’s finally spring here and the flowers are blooming! Oh how I love the beauty that surrounds us and the creepy insects that keep me hidden away indoors instead of outdoors. =P But I know that on the other side of the world, it’s fall and the start of pumpkin season. And what better way… Continue reading Japanese Pumpkin Olive Oil Chocolate Cake