Salted Caramel Adzuki Bean Brownies (Vegan + GF)

Salted Caramel Adzuki Bean Brownies (Vegan + GF)

About a year ago, I adapted my Nutella Brownies slightly to make these Salted Caramel Adzuki Bean Brownies. I recently re-made the brownies, and realised that there were a few steps and ingredients in the old recipe that weren’t completely necessary, so I’ve decided to republish a new and improved version!  Just like my NutellaRead more

Matcha Sweet Potato Mochi (Vegan + GF)

Matcha Sweet Potato Mochi (Vegan + GF)

These Matcha Sweet Potato Mochi make the perfect slightly sweet and satisfying yet surprisingly healthy snack! Mochi is a Japanese sweet snack made from glutinous rice beaten into a sticky paste and moulded into shapes. It’s soft and chewy and delicious paired with a sweet paste. This type of mochi here is called shiratama, which is plain mochi that’sRead more

Vegan Anmitsu (GF)

Vegan Anmitsu (GF)

This Vegan Anmitsu is the perfect colourful and refreshing summer treat – cubes of green matcha jelly, pillowy purple sweet potato mochi and sweet red bean paste paired with vanilla ice cream, all topped off with some sticky date syrup. The version I’ve made here is much healthier than its more traditional counterpart, as it’s naturally sweetened.  AnmitsuRead more

Purple Sweet Potato Sticky Rice Cakes (Vegan + GF)

Purple Sweet Potato Sticky Rice Cakes (Vegan + GF)

These Purple Sweet Potato Sticky Rice Cakes are slightly inspired by a traditional Japanese sweet called Sakura Mochi. I created this recipe in collaboration with the wonderful company Thai Taste who very kindly provided me with the products for this post.  Sakura Mochi are balls of sweet sticky rice, which is dyed pink and filled with a sweetRead more

Matcha Chestnut Cake (Dairy-Free)

Matcha Chestnut Cake (Dairy-Free)

I absolutely love this Matcha Chestnut Cake, because of the combination of the vibrantly coloured, light and fluffy sponge spread with a perfectly sweet, smooth chestnut paste. What I love most about this sponge, other than how delicious it is, is that you only need 4 simple ingredients to make it! It’s a Japanese-style sponge cake recipe that IRead more