Melting Middles Matcha Cookie

This is the cookie dough lover cookie, the tea lover cookie, the I-love-big-cookies lover cookie and the list goes on… The only person this is not for, is for a person who is on a diet. There are many things that I love in life, chocolates, desserts and cakes being just a few of them.… Continue reading Melting Middles Matcha Cookie

Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns

Easter is pretty much here and I’m enjoying the huge selection of hot cross buns lining the shelves of bakeries. But who would I be if I didn’t decide to make some at home as well? The first time I saw Tivoli Road Bakery’s hot cross bun recipe in their book, I knew I needed… Continue reading Chocolate Orange Hot Cross Buns

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

Salted Egg Cereal

Can you believe it? It’s the second last day of the year and I am still in denial that Christmas is actually over. Where has the time gone? It seems that the older we get, the easier time gets away from us. And perhaps I’m starting to feel like time is little more than just… Continue reading Salted Egg Cereal

Peanut Butter Pretzel Slice (V, Refine SF, GF)

With the weather turning warmer, I find myself constantly gravitating towards the freezer to satisfy my sugary cravings. It also doesn’t hurt that the cold puff of air that brushes your face as you open the freezer door can be quite refreshing. I’m the sort of person who is guilty of going through the freezer… Continue reading Peanut Butter Pretzel Slice (V, Refine SF, GF)

Buttery Basil Pesto

Given the choice of butter or no butter, I’ll always go for butter.  Sure, there are always going to be instances where butter is never the best option, like when you are looking to deep fry some chicken, or when you realise your garage door squeaks incessantly and is driving you nuts. In those instances,… Continue reading Buttery Basil Pesto