The rhubarb-rose coffee cake gets an autumn makeover.
Japan-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas
Hosting two Thanksgivings in Japan taught me to love the holiday and its food again. My friends are amazing cooks, and the sheer sense of community, of getting together to remake a tradition in our own way really made the holiday feel special. Last year, I did a recipe-roundup of our meal. This year, I’d like to…
Spooky Chocolate Pumpkin Cake
Happy Halloween, readers! How about a spooky chocolate-pumpkin cake with cupcakes that you can make in Japan?
Spooky Drinking: Pumpkin Beers 2013
I went to QFC tonight to pick up some pumpkin beer, and there was only one kind on the shelf. One. Normally I”m not overly concerned with Christmas decorations coming out before Halloween, but how am I supposed to celebrate the spooky season with no pumpkin beer? EDIT: I raided the local QFC a week…
Pumpkin Spice Latte with Kabocha Purée (Bonus: Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe)
If every Japan food blogger is required by law to cover okonomiyaki (twice), then every food blogger in the US and Canada is required to offer a homemade version of Starbucks pumpkin spice latte. The most popular variety has pumpkin purée rather than syrup mixed into it. Whether you live in Japan or the US,…
Kabocha Squash Purée (Pumpkin Purée Substitute)
Have your pie and eat it, too