• Tempura batter with Matcha green tea


    Tempura is one of the most popular Japanese recipes. But to make a light and fluffy Tempura batter at home is not easy. I have tried and experimented with a few recipes to create what I think is a perfect Tempura batter. Continue reading

  • Japanese Kasutera cake made with precious eggs

    Kasutera cake

    Kasutera originated from Portugal and was brought over by Portuguese merchants and missionaries to Nagasaki, a southern port city in Japan. The word “Kasutera” was derived from the Portuguese word, Castella. Since the 16th Century, the cake has become one of the Japanese people’s favourites, and still a Nagasaki specialty. Continue reading