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Gluten Free Gateau (French Chocolate Cake)

Gateau au chocolat, or ガトーショコラ in Japan, is a simple but popular French chocolate cake. This version uses almond flour, making it a gluten and grain free treat. 

Gateau au chocolat, or ガトーショコラ in Japan, is a simple but popular French chocolate cake. This version uses almond flour, making it a gluten free gateau and grain free treat.  A long long time ago (last month), I made this gluten free gateau for my birthday. It’s rich, it’s dark, it’s chocolatey, and I looooove it. …

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Yogurt No Bake Cheesecake (Rare Cheesecake)

This Japanese style yogurt no bake cheesecake, or "rare cheesecake" is the perfect not-too-sweet treat. 

This Japanese style no bake cheesecake, or “rare cheesecake” is the perfect not-too-sweet treat. It’s creamy, smooth, cool, and easy to make! This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HorizonLunch #CollectiveBias My favorite kind of cheesecake is no bake cheesecake, because… well, you don’t have …

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Strawberries and Milk Yokan

Strawberry and Milk Yokan- A layer of milk kanten and a layer of mizu yokan, studded with strawberry chunks, makes for a beautiful and refreshing summer treat.

A layer of milk kanten and a layer of mizu yokan, studded with strawberry chunks, makes for a beautiful and refreshing summer treat. Mizu yokan is a common and delicious Japanese dessert, especially popular in the summer. It’s basically a red bean jelly, made with kanten. Powdered kanten is similar to agar agar, as they …

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Easy Miso Butterscotch

Miso Butterscotch: Sweet and salty butterscotch gets a hit of umami from miso! This miso butterscotch will be your new favorite fusion dessert. 

Sweet and salty butterscotch gets a hit of umami from miso! This easy miso butterscotch recipe will be your new favorite fusion dessert.  So, I love my sweet and salties. (Almost) every sweet thing is better with a little hit of salt. And in the case of salted caramel and butterscotch, I’d say a big hit …

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Japanese Custard Pudding (Purin)

Purin- This Japanese custard pudding, known as purin in Japan, is creamy, delicious, and easy to make!

This baked Japanese custard pudding, known as purin in Japan, is creamy, delicious, and easy to make!  One of my favorite desserts growing up was the simple and humble プリン aka purin. It’s basically the Japanese version of flan, or caramel custard. The pudding portion is creamy, and the caramel on top with its slight …

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