Tsukimi Dango Recipe | Celebrating the Japanese “Moon Festival” Easy Rice Dumplings | Gluten-free

Tsukimi Dango Recipe | Celebrating the Japanese “Moon Festival” Easy Rice Dumplings | Gluten-free

What is Tsukimi Dango? Japanese Tsukimi Dango is a traditional rice dumpling.Tsukimi is a moon-viewing festival, usually at the end of September. This festival is celebrated in Japan on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, which usually falls in September 

How to cut WATERMELON without seeds | The best way to eat Watermelon

How to cut WATERMELON without seeds | The best way to eat Watermelon

I don’t want seeds but… Today I want to share, How to cut a watermelon without seeds. Watermelon is the best treat in the summertime, but I wouldn’t say I like to mess up my table, hand, and shirt with seeds. I like watermelon but 

How to make MIZU YOUKAN | Red Bean Jelly | Summer Dessert

How to make MIZU YOUKAN | Red Bean Jelly | Summer Dessert

Mizu Yokan Mizu Yokan is a Japanese Wagashi, made with red bean paste and Kanten. Kanten is a Japanese traditional gelling agent made from seaweed. That’s what I call “Vegan Gelatin,” you can set liquid at room temperature. See the link below for more information. 

HOW TO MAKE CASTELLA | Super Delicious Rich and moist Japanese Sponge Cake (EP 279)

HOW TO MAKE CASTELLA | Super Delicious Rich and moist Japanese Sponge Cake (EP 279)

Castella is a Japanese rich sponge cake. Today I want to share with you the Japanese CASTELLA. CASTELLA is a popular Japanese sponge cake, very sweet yet still delicious. It’s a sponge cake but the texture is finer than the traditional sponge cake that we 

HOW TO MAKE ★DORAYAKI★Japanese pancakes with red bean paste (EP235)

HOW TO MAKE ★DORAYAKI★Japanese pancakes with red bean paste (EP235)

What is Dorayaki? Dorayaki is a traditional Japanese sweet which is famous for the favorite food of Doraemon. Generous amout of Anko, red-bean paste is sandwiched between in the brown thin pancakes. It’s a very popular snack, you can find at any Japanese sweet shop, 

Everything you need to know about Gelatin and Vegan Gelatin~Gelatin, Agar-agar, carrageenan (EP214)

Everything you need to know about Gelatin and Vegan Gelatin~Gelatin, Agar-agar, carrageenan (EP214)

Today I want to share, everything you need to know about gelatin, agar-agar powder (=Kanten,) and Vegan gelatin(=carrageenan and locust bean gum product.) These are commonly used gelling agents in the Japanese kitchen; We use different usage for each one of them depends on what 

Water Cake ( Rain Drop Cake)

Water Cake ( Rain Drop Cake)

Today, I’m going to be making “Japanese Water Cake” aka “Raindrop cake”. Have you ever seen the crystal clear jelly like this? So interesting, right? This cake was invented five years ago, by a Japanese patissiere in Yamanashi prefecture.  Since this marvelous dessert can be