Have you tried baking with coconut and lime lately? Well, set your oven to 325 degrees and welcome in heaven with a lime and coconut meringue pie. Coconut meringue piled on top of tangy lime “tastes good.” (To quote my husband.) But the aromas that emanate from the oven and embrace the kitchen are divine.
Bento lunch boxes – from Hello Kitty and polka dots to somber and simple – are seen in school lunchrooms, corporate cafeterias in Japan. Most every Japanese home has one.
The demand for the stylish lunch boxes in the U.S. seems to be on the rise; more and more supermarkets and internet sites in the U.S. are selling the stylish lunch boxes.Americans are picking up on this Japanese custom of fixing bento boxes for lunch.
Roxana’s Home Baking Chocolate Party gave this Ninja Baker the perfect excuse to create a dessert bento box...
May 5 brings festivity, feasts and honors the strength of soldiers and samurai on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. In the U.S, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over the French in the 1800s.
On the other side of the Pacific Ocean, the Japanese celebrate Boy’s Day. Currently, the politically correctly term is Children’s Day. The national holiday is devoted to the happiness of little ones.
Fresh off the Japanese grill, delicious rice crackers in Kamakura! Too good to pass up for an impromptu interview with the owner of the traditional rice crackers (osenbei) shop.
P.s. Realize the sound quality is not ideal as we are out in the elements. However, the charming owner and his delicious osenbei had to be shared
You are an ambassador of goodwill when you travel, right? So you can fit in with the locals and show courtesy, here's the easy how-to on the purification rites before entering a temple or shrine.
The Ninja Baker visits a 200-year-old sweets shop, Ebisu-Ya, in Kamakura, Japan.
My friend Paula produces some of the world's best desserts from her Buenos Aires Vintage Kitchen. Chocolate Velvet Ice Cream with Cherry Sauce, French Strawberry Cake and Ricotta Tangerine Cheesecake...The titles alone are enticing. But Paula's photos and recipes at Vintage Kitchen are equally mesmerizing.
When Paula asked yours truly to guest post, I was honored. And created a Matcha Nutella Tango Cupcake.
Berries were picked for the May #BundtaMonth theme. A strawberry Bundt cake was a
no-brainer choice. The red gems of natural sugar contain many happy memories for this Ninja Baker. Even if you don’t have lovely associations with strawberries, you won’t forget the blissful bites of the Ninja Baker’s Strawberry Sweetheart Bundt Cake.