Hawaiian Butter Mochi

Butter Mochi- a classic Hawaiian treat made with coconut milk and mochiko (glutinous rice flour).

Butter mochi is a classic Hawaiian treat made with coconut milk and mochiko (glutinous rice flour). All you have to do is mix and bake!  Looking for a great holiday treat?…

Fresh Apple Mousse

This fresh apple mousse is light, crisp, and refreshing. The chunks of apple add a nice texture, and the lack of spices lets the apple flavor really shine. So here’s a confession, I don’t really like the fall pumpkin spice craze. And while I LIKE cinnamon with apple, I often prefer plain ol apple. Spices …

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Cute Marshmallow Baby Seals

Cute marshmallow Baby Seals made with pipeable marshmallow

Baby seals are the cutest, and this cute marshmallow version is SO kawaii! Using just a few ingredients, you can create these squishy cute baby seal pipeable marshmallow figures at home!  A while back, I saw some baby seal mochi videos floating around Facebook, and I thought, WOW those marshmallow animals are so cute! But, …

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Fresh Japanese Carrot Salad with Sesame Dressing

 Japanese carrot salad: Carrots and corn come together with a sesame mayo dressing to make a delicious, tangy carrot and sesame salad. The dressing is customizable to your tastes, and is delicious on salads and great for dipping.  The best dressings are sesame dressings. It’s just a fact. Roasted sesame seeds add the perfect flavor to… …

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Hawaiian Haupia (coconut pudding)

Hawaiian haupia is fresh and simple. A favorite at Hawaiian luaus and potlucks, this basic recipe is easy and quick to make. Only four ingredients! It is one of the most popular Hawaiian desserts. A while ago, I posted a recipe for chocolate haupia pie. I figured it’s about time that I post a basic …

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Pink Ombré Cheesecake

Naturally colored Pink ombre raspberry cheesecake. A Japanese style rare cheesecake make with a yogurt base.

A perfect no bake ombré cheesecake recipe! This pink cheesecake is colored completely naturally, with freeze dried raspberries! Valentine’s day is coming up, so I needed to make something PINK! Ombre pink cheesecake. It’s perfect, isn’t it? The style of this cheesecake is a Japanese no bake cheesecake called “rare” cheesecake. Japanese no bakes cheesecakes …

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