Pencil Case-ペンケース-

It is September.  My girls have gone back to school again.  After they spent a few months in Japan, they asked me to make pencil cases in the way they want to.  One wanted a large poach style one (20cm x

Pencil Case-ペンケース-

It is September.  My girls have gone back to school again.  After they spent a few months in Japan, they asked me to make pencil cases in the way they want to.  One wanted a large poach style one (20cm x

Green Tea Swiss Roll -抹茶ロールケーキ

Yesterday was one of my best friends’ birthday.  I made puff pastries with cream diplomat, a vanilla swill role with raspberry and blueberry and this matcha swiss roll for her birthday dinner party.  All of my friends seemed to have enjoyed

Green Tea Swiss Roll -抹茶ロールケーキ

Yesterday was one of my best friends’ birthday.  I made puff pastries with cream diplomat, a vanilla swill role with raspberry and blueberry and this matcha swiss roll for her birthday dinner party.  All of my friends seemed to have enjoyed

生クリーム入りパン

Pain au Lait-生クリーム入りパン

This bread is very rich, soft, sweet and moist.  Instead of water, fresh cream with 36% fat and milk is used.  Small amount of butter is also added to the dough during kneading process like brioche.  However, unlike brioche, no egg is

生クリーム入りパン

Pain au Lait-生クリーム入りパン

This bread is very rich, soft, sweet and moist.  Instead of water, fresh cream with 36% fat and milk is used.  Small amount of butter is also added to the dough during kneading process like brioche.  However, unlike brioche, no egg is

Pain Rustique - Tomato, Avocado and Bacon sandwich

Pain Rustique – リュスティック

This is a Japanese interpretation of Pain Rustique. It requires preferment. The recipe is from a Japanese book by Masako Takahashi. As the dough require 75g of preferment, it takes almost a half day before baking.  Dough is quite sticky

Pain Rustique - Tomato, Avocado and Bacon sandwich

Pain Rustique – リュスティック

This is a Japanese interpretation of Pain Rustique. It requires preferment. The recipe is from a Japanese book by Masako Takahashi. As the dough require 75g of preferment, it takes almost a half day before baking.  Dough is quite sticky

ココアシフォンケーキ

Cocoa Angel Food Cake-ココアシフォンケーキ

As angel food cakes are really popular in Japan, I tried one at home.  I used a recipe from cookpad, a Japanese recipe website.  Although generally angel food cake recipes do not have baking powder, this recipe uses 3g of baking powder

ココアシフォンケーキ

Cocoa Angel Food Cake-ココアシフォンケーキ

As angel food cakes are really popular in Japan, I tried one at home.  I used a recipe from cookpad, a Japanese recipe website.  Although generally angel food cake recipes do not have baking powder, this recipe uses 3g of baking powder

Taiyaki – たい焼き

  My daughters who were born and brought up in England love traditional Japanese snacks.  This is called Taiyaki, a fished shaped pancake filled with a sweet red bean paste.  We bought a Taiyaki – pan and tried at home.  The pan was

Taiyaki – たい焼き

  My daughters who were born and brought up in England love traditional Japanese snacks.  This is called Taiyaki, a fished shaped pancake filled with a sweet red bean paste.  We bought a Taiyaki – pan and tried at home.  The pan was

Small Rolls -プチパン

At 8pm, I realised there was no bread  for breakfast in my cupboard.  I baked these bread quickly using the proving function of my oven.  Ingredients (for 6 70g rolls) – strong flour 100g, medium flour 150g, fresh yeast 6g (mixed with

Small Rolls -プチパン

At 8pm, I realised there was no bread  for breakfast in my cupboard.  I baked these bread quickly using the proving function of my oven.  Ingredients (for 6 70g rolls) – strong flour 100g, medium flour 150g, fresh yeast 6g (mixed with