My love affair began in Paris…Alluring, elusive and addictive I just can’t seem to quit my obsession with macarons! My first encounter with the French macaron cookie was at the famed French Le Cordon Bleu cooking school...
Stumped for a splendid Valentine's Day gift? Why not give your sweetie the best of the East and West with the Ninja Baker's Chocolate Mini Bundts with Matcha Flowers?
Gazing at the pictured strawberry shortcake on the back of the Bisquick box (sent in a care package to Tokyo from my grandmother, Nona, in Colorado) I marveled as a kid at the American concoction. The biscuit heaped with mounds of cream and topped with strawberries was certainly different looking from the delicate strawberry shortcake slices sold in Japanese pâtisseries.
Farmers Markets are gaining popularity around the globe. From cosmopolitan cities in Japan to California beach towns and the Côte d'Azur in France, Farmers Markets are the food fashion of the season.
The Ninja Baker takes you on a tour of the Menton Market on the French Riviera. She also spotlights several unique twists on chocolate.