Raspberry Strawberry Cookies

You don't have to decorate these raspberry strawberry cookies with white chocolate and strawberry sugar, but they feel extra festive and Valentine's Day ready when you do! #shortbreadcookies #cookies #valentinesday #raspberry #strawberry

these raspberry strawberry cookies have three layers of shortbread: raspberry, strawberry and almond. fruity, buttery, and pink enough that you’re ready for valentine’s day! i’ve been thinking more about putting my money where my mind is. i have more purchasing power now than ever before (surprise surprise since i was a student), and i want […]

Yaki Manju

This flaky Japanese pastry known as yaki manju can be filled with sweet red bean, lima bean, sweet potato, etc. #japanese #hawaiian #yakimanju #manju #redbean

this post for yaki manju was originally posted in jan 2014! it’s been updated with some new pictures and new recipe copy. yaki manju is one of those desserts that might be an acquired taste for some. it has beans, and yes, it’s a dessert. however, it’s still pretty tame, and i’d recommend it for anyone […]