Tag Archives | Cookies/Biscuits/Scones

April 9th | Chako Bakery | Day 2  French Breads and Scones

April 9th | Chako Bakery | Day 2 French Breads and Scones

State of Emergency Chako Bakery | Day 2 The French baguette dough once mastered can be used for various bread forms. This particular shape is called the ‘Rustique’ (a square french baguette bread) which I like to add fillings to be folded into the dough and then baked, yielding a savory bread. フランスパンのバゲット生地をマスターすると成形方法によって、色々なパンを作ることができます。本日はちょっとお惣菜なパン、セロリの葉、オリーブとチーズを挟み込み「リュスティック(四角フランスパン)」に仕上げました。 How to […]

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Xmas Stollen | クリスマス・シュトーレン

Xmas Stollen | クリスマス・シュトーレン

Baking “Christmas Stollen” has become my personal calendar event before Xmas after settling down to my homeland, Japan. However when I lived in Ireland during my young days, ‘Christmas Cake’, a fruit cake heavily packed with fruit and nuts, covered entirely in marzipan to mature until Xmas was the iconic cake for Christmas. Watching the […]

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2017 Xmas Stollen | クリスマス・シュトーレン

2017 Xmas Stollen | クリスマス・シュトーレン

Merry Christmas! to my blog readers, still some areas enjoying Christmas day or whatever is left of it. We, here in Tokyo are finishing up Christmas Day

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Weetabix Banana Muffin | Weetabix バナナマフィン

Weetabix Banana Muffin | Weetabix バナナマフィン

Weetabix、「ウィータビックス」。日本にはあまり馴染みのない朝食シリアル

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Martha Stewart recipe....Blueberry Muffins  | ブルーベリーマフィン

Martha Stewart recipe….Blueberry Muffins | ブルーベリーマフィン

Although I think I have millions of recipes on muffins… sometimes…. I clean out my memory and try other people’s recipe as if I am making it for the first time.

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Cinnamon Danish | シナモン・デニッシュ

Cinnamon Danish | シナモン・デニッシュ

The bread scones sold at a convenient store ‘Lawson’ inspired me to test if my croissant/danish recipes will  suffice to make the similar bread scone texture (I bought the maple biscuit scone and one other which was like a strawberry biscuit scone, which my husband just loved!) .

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Happy Holidays....Stollen | シュトーレン

Happy Holidays….Stollen | シュトーレン

Every year for Christmas, when I used to live in Ireland; our family would prepare a Christmas Cake or a Christmas Pudding at least a month before in Xmas wrapped in brown paper for the 25th to come. These customs remain strong in my childhood memories

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Stollen | シュトーレン

Stollen | シュトーレン

I’ve managed to bake my annual (supposed to be Chirstmas) ‘Stollen’, really late. I mean really late but hey….I made it by New Years; and thanks to my dear friends who await for my Stollen even past the season. My friends often ask me whether I’m back baking on a regular basis. Yes and no. […]

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Weekend Bread Bakery

Weekend Bread Bakery

My weekend breads which I make for my small group of friends. My homemade bread baking goes back ….oh gosh…..over 10 years. Breads could be a time consuming process (at times) but I got totally addicted to the organic reaction of ‘fermentation’ which to think of it…a lot of Japanese food such as MISO, SOYSAUCE, […]

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