カテゴリ:sweets/bread( 28 )
campagne fruit
b0123934_9261749.jpg

My first challenge to "campagne".
I used the recipe from
It seems I've been baking bread twice a week since June started.
I'm just wondering if how long my passion for bread lasts???
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-30 09:57 | sweets/bread
chocolate rose
b0123934_55436100.jpg


More to read
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-29 06:41 | sweets/bread
cracker basket and dinosaur
b0123934_13152854.jpg




More to read
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-24 15:28 | sweets/bread
caramel cream cheese tartlet
b0123934_13115029.jpg

Tart is my most favorite dessert.
I can't live without it.
The filling could vary, it could be fruit, nuts, custards, or even chocolate!
That's why the tart is one of rare desserts which you can enjoy all year around. My obsession is a cheese tart though. I topped the tart with caramel sauce.
If you think the cream cheese is too heavy in your stomach,
why don't you substitute ricotta cheese for cream cheese?
I think you'll enjoy the lighter flavor of ricotta as much as I do.
It seems many people in North America doesn't separate tart and pie strictly when they mention them, because the term "tart" encompasses flans, quiches, and pies.
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-22 15:17 | sweets/bread
baguette and rusk
b0123934_3572130.jpg

Bread making, especially baguette, is my recent boom.
I'd been admiring people who bake the bread so well, because I 've fallen down making them in almost every time!
Though I'm still not confident of it, it seems my bread gets looking better and better every time.


b0123934_3534181.jpg

These are rusks.
After slicing the baguette thinly, dry them half a day, and dip in the butter&maple syrup mixture, then bake in the oven(120c) for 10 min or so. While they are still warm, coat one side of each rusk with sugar. These rusks are so good. I sometimes bake the baguette only to make them.
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-11 05:14 | sweets/bread
coffee roll cake
b0123934_2171611.jpg

I baked a coffee flavored "roll cake"(or "roulade") 2days ago. I added 2 TBSP of cream liquor in batter, so it tasted and smelled a little bit of alcohol. Yum! But, sorry, not for kids.

I don't think roll cakes are well known dessert in Canada, but I often see "jelly roll" at the stores. Jelly roll has the same idea with the roll cake, but a filling is different. They use fruit jam(strawberry jam, marmalade,e.g.) inside, instead of the whipping cream.That's why it's called a "jelly roll".
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-10 02:56 | sweets/bread
oatmeal cookies & OKAKI
b0123934_10354376.jpg

I baked the oatmeal cookies the other day.Actually I'm not a big fan of cookies,but I found out this recipe was very special. It had such a deep and well balanced mixed flavor. We ate three dozens of cookies in no time,so that I had to bake them just a few days later. So tasty! Couldn't refuse them! It's your choice to make them chewy or crunchy,it depends on how long you bake them in the oven, of course.


b0123934_1034132.jpg

This is OKAKI.
I had so much stock of OMOCHI in my fridge,I decided to make OKAKI for the first time. Okaki is one of the popular snacks in Japan,you can get them at almost any stores over there.Today you can get them in Canada too, but the taste is not the same.

It's so simple to make them if you have OMOCHI.Just cut them into small pieces and let them dry in the room for a few days.Once they get hardened enough,deep-fry them in low temperature oil untill they get to golden brown and crispy. Sprinkle with a dash of salt.
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-06-08 14:03 | sweets/bread
icecream
b0123934_150255.jpg


When I went to the shopping the other day, nice and juicy strawberries were on sale. So I got one big container and made a strawberry icecream from them.At the same time,I made maccha(green tea) flavour icecream too.My icecream is light flavour because I use skim milk instead of homo and don't use much cream.This is ideal for people who has hi cholesterol, but loves icecream, just like my husband.
[PR]
by noa_2000 | 2008-03-18 15:14 | sweets/bread


Hi,my name is noa. I was born and raised in Tokyo,Japan,and now I live in Canada with my generous husband, 2 loving sons and a puppy. I love reading, flower-arranging, shooting pictures and, baking.
by noa_2000
S M T W T F S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30