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Bread, Buns

Japanese melon pan

 

 If you’ve ever been to Japan, you’ve certainly seen these particular sweet buns placed on the shelves of bakeries. The most famous melon pan (メロンパン meronpan) are from Asakusa Kagetsudo Honten in Tokyo where you can enjoy them plain or filled with ice cream. Despite the name, these buns have […]

Banana bread, Cakes, Loaves

Plant-based chocolate banana bread

 

 A bunch of ugly overripe bananas on the counter is the perfect excuse to make a loaf of banana bread. And after trying this recipe, I promise you will always buy way more bananas than usual! This chocolate version is super yummy and you won’t believe it’s packed with healthy […]

Japanese milk bread

Japanese Hokkaido milk bread

 

 Japanese milk bread has become very popular on socials lately and that’s because it is the softest and fluffiest bread ever! I made several versions of this Japanese milk bread, like this sweet potato milk bread, this chocolate chip milk bread and this matcha milk bread, but this time I […]

Loaves

Moist and tender vegan marble cake

 

 I made several versions of marble cake. Some with regular butter, some with eggs and some with both. But I ended up preferring the vegan version better. The dense yet tender texture reminds me of the buttery commercial marble cake you can buy packed into single slices. I haven’t been […]

Babka brioche, Bread

The best (vegan) chocolate babka

 

 Babka has been a recent discovery for me. This sweet bread is a typical Polish dessert that never fails on the Easter menu and other holidays. It is a very captivating dessert that will amaze your guests and despite its intricated shape, it is much easier to make than you […]

Bread, Buns

Tiger bread rolls

 

 The tiger bread rolls are soft, fluffy buns with a crunchy and caramelized topping made from rice flour and toasted sesame oil, which gives them an incredible flavor. Tiger bread originates from the Netherlands where it’s know as tijgerbrood (tiger bread) or tijgerbol (tiger bun). It’s also called Dutch crunch or Giraffe bread because […]

Cookies

Christmas cookie box

 

 There’s something magical about cookie boxes, don’t you think? All these little treasures hidden inside a box. You automatically look for your favorite. And you keep an eye on it, because you don’t want anyone stealing it. So, which one is your fave? I love making cookie boxes to give […]

Bread, Japanese milk bread

Chocolate chip Japanese milk bread

 

 Is there something more delicious than Japanese milk bread? Yes. Chocolate chip Japanese milk bread! As kids, me and my brother never had store-bought snacks like our friends. I remember feeling disappointed and kinda jealous because their kitchen pantries were full of store-bought colorful packages of snacks and sweets that […]

Cakes, Loaves

Moist lemon poppyseeds cake

 

 This was meant to be a simple afternoon tea cake. No fancy ingredients, just a basic loaf cake with lemon juice and a hint of vanilla. But it turned out SO flavorful that I had to share the recipe with you guys! It’s crazy how sometimes, simple ingredients can create […]

Bread, Japanese milk bread

Hokkaido matcha milk bread

 

 Japanese milk bread has a special place in my heart. It’s so unbelievably fluffy and just a little bit sweet and it keeps for many days without drying out. I love to experiment new flavors and since matcha milk bread is very popular in Japan, I wanted to create my […]