Ice Cream Mochi

Mochi is a Japanese confectionery treat. You can have it by itself or with a filling. Most popular is anko, red bean paste, or ice cream. For Christmas I got a DIY ice cream mochi set from Global Grub. This kit comes with everything you need to make a couple of batches of mochi. You got ... Continue Reading

Japanese Cheesecake

Back in 2017 I made a Japanese Cheesecake following the directions from the Cooking with Dog YouTube channel.  Sadly, it did not come out fluffy or jiggly and I have no photos of it.  Now it is 2018, and I am ready to give it a second, and third, try!  I used the recipe from Bigger Bolder Baking ... Continue Reading

Lemon Cakes

Confession time, I have never seen an episode of Game of Thrones.  Shocking, I know.  However, I had to give these lemon cakes a try!  Originally posted on Nerdy Nummies, these little cakes looked adorable and tasty! Unfortunately, my original batch did not come out nicely... ... Continue Reading

Japanese Christmas Cake

Back in Christmas 2016 I decided to bring dessert to my families Christmas Eve dinner.  I thought it would be something different and bring a Christmas Cake.  What is a Christmas Cake you ask?  A Christmas Cake is a dessert that is sold during the Christmas season in Japan.  I used the recipe ... Continue Reading

Activated Charcoal Ice Cream

I have an interesting attraction to activated charcoal.  I have used it for teeth whitening, as a face mask, and in food.  A few years ago I saw a video for activated charcoal ice cream, and knew I had to give it a try! First, let me say that I used a food grade version of activated ... Continue Reading

Coconut Cake

I found this recipe in my Mom's recipe drawer in the kitchen.  This recipe originates from shutterbean, www.shutterbean.com/2012/coconut-cake-with-berries-cream/.  My family was supposed to have it for Easter, but did not.   So, I decided to make it myself! I decided to make mine in a cake ... Continue Reading

Twix Bar

Out of all the candy bars I would have to say the Twix bar is pretty high on my favorites list.  So, when I saw this recipe for an alternative take on the classic candy bar I just had to have a try. I got this recipe from Bigger Bolder Baking YouTube channel, which labeled this as guilt ... Continue Reading