AnPan buns filled with anko (adzuki sweet bean paste) have delighted Japanese children and adults for decades. As Americans are more open than ever to try Japanese treats and ingredients... [more]
As welcome as a breeze on a hot summer's day, the Ninja Baker's Asian Summer Rice Salad will provide relief from hours in the kitchen. Gather the fixings. In minutes you'll gift you... [more]
A magical cranberry bread recipe that was found on the floor of my mother-in-law's apartment shortly after she passed. This was one of David's favorite childhood goodies. It might sound... [more]
Dance classmate Betty's cream puff recipe will have your taste buds tap-dancing with delight.
This lovely and light cake filled with the heavenly butterscotch is like kisses from heavenly angels. Comforting caramel mingles with fluffy clouds of whipped cream and cake. The... [more]
Buttery pecans mingle with bourbon in this mesmerizing ice cream. This recipe is adapted from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home.
Bite into the delicate shelled chocolate macaron cookies and discover fudgy centers. A few tips: To get the macarons to rise, do not over or under mix the batter. Make... [more]
Honey, dates and nuts are hallmarks of baklava. I've introduced the Middle Eastern delight to the American classic yellow cake. The recipe is easy. The result is delicious!
The birthplace of fairy cakes is Great Britain (where it was thought that this petite sponge cake was the perfect size for a party of fairies.) I’ve adapted a recipe from Mary Berry’s... [more]
Bits of finely chopped Fuji apple snuggle with brown sugar and vanilla almond granola. A drizzle of maple syrup glaze provides the perfect garnish. Breakfast, dessert or snack? You decide.... [more]
Go means five in Japanese but the dish is by no means limited to five ingredients. Gomoku was inspired by the Japanese chess game of go. At the beginning of the game five stones are set on... [more]
Adapted from Amy's Utry.it recipe for Orange Chiffon Cupcakes. The Ninja Baker's Hong Kong Chiffon Mini Bundts contain a bit more sugar and are topped with Triple Sec liqueur... [more]
Dashi soup stock is as essential in Japanese cuisine as it is in Western-style cooking. The good news is that it's a whole lot easier to make!
The aromas of baking bread fill a home with comfort and fill a tummy with homemade goodness. This cheese bread is subtle in its cheese accents. But you can always substitute a sharp cheddar for... [more]
Yuzu is a cross between a sour mandarin orange and a lemon. (Some say it has a lemon-lime flavor.) Creamy and rich there is a sparkle of lemon flavor in this ice cream.
When Jeanne Sakamoto is not running an office with aplomb, she is a domestic goddess producing divine desserts from her kitchen. She is also kind. And kindly agreed to share her apple pie recipe... [more]
Diamond sugar crystals sparkle on snowy banks of flour. A subtle scent reminiscent of Hawaii lingers in the air as coconut flour is added. Next, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger wake up the senses.... [more]
As sophisticated sounding as the title implies, the making of Julie Richardson's Vintage Cakes recipe is fairly simple. And the result is a maple pecan chiffon that combines grownup... [more]
The secret to the recipe is to use premium matcha powder. (Just like chocolate the better the quality, the better the taste.) Confession: I'm grateful that my husband is not a green tea fan.... [more]
These little gems are adapted from British celebrity chef, Mary Berry’s Baking Bible. Slightly less sweet than other scone recipes in my collection, these are perfect for tucking in... [more]
Miso Sesame Cookies are light, delicate butter cookies sprinkled with a subtle, nutty sesame flavor. Perfect for the ladies-who-lunch crowd and teatime! This recipe is adapted from the... [more]
Momotaro (Peach Boy) is a legendary Japanese folk hero. This cake may also prove to be a legend!
Simple, delicious and satisfying New Year's soup from Nagoya. This traditional ozone is filled with the same serenity and goodness found in this southern cosmopolitan town of commerce and... [more]
Based on a Vegetarian Times recipe, this Nutella cookie is rich with chocolate hazelnut goodness....Caution: It may be hard to eat just one!