Tag Archives | Dessert

Apple Chiboust Cake | りんごのシブースト

Apple Chiboust Cake | りんごのシブースト

Dawn of a fresh New Year – 2021; in honesty quite hesitant to say ‘happy’ from the bottom of my heart, the world aching, struggling and fighting with covid-19, yet in the midst of a long dark tunnel but hope to see a ray of light casting into the darkness with the vaccine in distribution […]

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our Christmas Party | 我が家のクリパの風景

our Christmas Party | 我が家のクリパの風景

Although Christmas is ‘really not’ an official holiday here in Japan, no matter where you are, Christmas seem to be the most enjoyable time for any child; a time for family gathering, a time for giving, a time for gratitude and for all – our wishes for our children to remember the ‘gift of giving’. […]

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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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Marble Cake + Peach compote | マーブルケーキ + 小桃のコンポート

Marble Cake + Peach compote | マーブルケーキ + 小桃のコンポート

A subtle savor of peach from the peach compote made earlier this month has been making our yoghurts better every morning. The blood red color, vivid is an eye opener plus the natural sweetness seem to help the languid summer body for a fresh new day. 先日作った「小桃のコンポート」は朝食のヨーグルトに大活躍しています。鮮明な色素と桃の独特な香りは目覚めの朝には最高のコンビネーションです。そんな色素をみて、昔綺麗に作り上げたマーブルケーキを思い出し早速この小桃のコンポートをケーキにしてみました。 Looking at that vivid peach color, I recalled […]

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Welcome 2019

Welcome 2019

  I often wonder why we love to organize our time into segments; minutes, hours, weeks, months and then years. Every moment of our lives must be just as precious as any but the accomplishment of completion, achievement bringing satisfaction quite often is measured by time, I the same. Year 2018 had been quite a […]

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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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Le gâteau invisible citron myrtille| ガトー・インビジブル レモンとブルーベリー

Le gâteau invisible citron myrtille| ガトー・インビジブル レモンとブルーベリー

A couple of months ago, I’ve posted this ‘Invisible Cake’ which turned out to be a ‘Visible Cake’ .  My over zeal of adding too much fruit made it into a different cake, this time around successfully concluded the ‘Invisible Cake’ with apples, blueberries and lemon flavor – Le gâteau invisible citron myrtille| ガトー・インビジブル レモンとブルーベリー   […]

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Pumpkin Pudding Cake | パンプキン・プリン

Pumpkin Pudding Cake | パンプキン・プリン

Although it is yet drastically hot and humid in Japan (above and around 35C/95F), the arrival of typhoons in Japan seem (I hope) propels the change in season.

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7/17 Sunday Bakery |サンデーベーカリー

7/17 Sunday Bakery |サンデーベーカリー

Trying to get back into the baking mode. ‘July 17th Sunday Bakery’, which most will be sent to my parent’s house where then be collected by my sister and brother and into the different avenues, stomach of my  nieces and nephew. (lol)

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Our Grandchild's 1st Birthday Cake | 1歳のお誕生日

Our Grandchild’s 1st Birthday Cake | 1歳のお誕生日

Time flies…… Time flies so fast quite unbelievable and our grandson is already ‘ONE’ today to celebrate his very first birthday.

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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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making..Marron Glacé | 2015 自家製マロングラッセ

making..Marron Glacé | 2015 自家製マロングラッセ

Making ‘Marron Glacé’ used to be an yearly seasonal  personal  event of mine but over the years I was not able to do this every autumn with family events concentrating during the same timing.

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