I made a Japanese traditional sweet potato dessert called chakin-shibori (chakin=a cloth used for the tea ceremony, shibori=squeeze, twist), which comes in many varieties. I used purple sweet potatoes and added a filling of chestnuts this time! It's simple, pretty and delicious! For the toppings, I added a chestnut piece (left) and edible yellow chrysanthemum petals (right).
I blended 3 kinds of nuts (cashews, almonds, walnuts), raisins, coconut flakes and dried raspberries and mixed them into the melted matcha chocolate! I also drizzled melted dark chocolate over it.It’s truly delicious!!
I have so many cookie cutters in various shapes and sizes. With the holiday season in full swing, this is a perfect time to use them and make holiday cookies! I especially like animal shaped cookie cutters. It is fun to color and decorate them! All of the colors and decorations used on these cookies are from natural ingredients such as fruits, nuts, chocolate and edible cherry blossoms. Chocolate dipped matcha cookies were pretty popular at the farmers market and I decided to
We will be at the Holiday Market this Saturday! In addition to my regular baked goods and Japanese sweets, I plan to bring some holiday cookie gift boxes. I am putting together a list of my featured baked goods for the Holiday Market and will post it on my website soon. If you have any questions, please contact me at email@example.com. I hope to see you this Saturday!