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Making a Japanese strawberry cake

Happy Birthday to me!! This year I decided to make a cake for my birthday. I love making cakes but I don’t make it often. My mother-in-law gave me a handmixer as a birthday present previously so it’s about time I put it to good use. In Japan the most common cake you see is called a “strawberry short cake” but… Continue reading Making a Japanese strawberry cake

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Quinoa stuffing for roast chicken

Christmas in Japan  This Christmas I made my first roast chicken in Japan. It’s not a very common dish to prepare in Japan since a whole chicken is not readily available at your local supermarket. Rather many Japanese families have developed a weird custom to have KFC and strawberry cake for Christmas. Japanese people think… Continue reading Quinoa stuffing for roast chicken