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I personally think that chiffon cakes are a staple baking recipe to have in one's arsenal for baking. However, it’s actually pretty difficult to get these cakes to be fluffy and moist. Chiffon cake is my all-time favorite kind of cake because you can prepare them in any way...

At the mention of strawberries eaten in Japan, most people will probably have the impression that this is a fruit typically harvested in spring between March and May. Do you know that these strawberries available in spring are usually grown using natural methods? In order to cope with the...

Chocolate Design Company's VANILLABEANS opened in the year 2000 as an online shop on Rakuten (楽天). But as their delicious chocolates received the Rakuten Shop of the Year award three years in a row from 2010, they decided to create an actual shop in Yokohama (横浜). The flagship shop...

It is now less than a month until Christmas 2016, and I personally think that one of the most important aspects of Christmas, apart from getting together with family and friends, is the Christmas cake. With the slightly recently renovated Tokyo (東京) Station, there is now a large department...

Who doesn’t like sweets? Even people who are following strict diet plans by pledging to consume minimal sweets sometimes fall weak before a hoard of delectable sweet delights. There are just times when we crave for sweets. And once again, Japan gives us one of its over-the-top services catering to...

Summer (or any warm day) in Japan is never complete without ice cream. It is not just any ordinary cold dessert that people are in love with. Japanese people have an infatuation for soft serve ice creams, better known and called as soft cream or "sofuto kuriimu" in Japanese....

When you give food souvenirs in Japan, you don't only consider the taste, but you also have to think of their beautiful presentations. Because of this, it becomes an easy thing for people to choose wagashi (和菓子 - Japanese confections) as they are lovely to look at. If you're...

I personally believe that mint is the perfect ingredient to enjoy during the summer season. It has the power to get people through the intense summer heat here in Japan. Not only do they taste delicious, but mint sweets are also aesthetically pleasing with their pastel blue or green...

What are puffles (パッフル)? Puffles are “puffy waffles” rolled up with various ingredients into a crepe-like form. These puffles originated in Hong Kong (egg waffles) but have now spread to New York and have become extremely popular. Their unique texture that isn’t quite of a crepe or a waffle...

Japan is insufferably hot and humid in the summer. I was born and raised in Las Vegas NV. There, the summer heat cranks up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit (about 44 degrees Celsius). Although the temperature is incredibly high, it is very dry. Japan, on the other hand, is both...

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