Cookie Week days are chock full of goodies to support scrumptious celebration of the holidays. Sweets are key to any party in Japan. However, no significant celebration is complete without sake rice wine. From ancient times, sake was offered up in gratitude to the gods after a bountiful harvest. Later, the Japanese government actually created a Department of Sake! One of Japan’s samurai leaders also...Read more at NinjaBaking.com
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I’ve yet to see art from ancient Japan capturing the smile of a samurai as he munched on mozzarella. Cheese is not a part of traditional Japanese cuisine. However, as foreign ideas...Read more at NinjaBaking.com.
The Ninja Baker's Japanese Grilled Cheese
Do you ever miss someone so badly your whole body hurts? My heart aches a bit right now as I remember my grandmother, Nona. She’s resided in Heaven for decades. But this bout of Nona nostalgia came about with November’s Bundt-a-Month assignment...Read more at NinjaBaking.com
The Middle East is a mystery to me. Although I am quite familiar with the famous Middle Eastern dessert of baklava - the puffy pastry filled with honey, nuts and dates. My only other association with the Middle East is Turkey. The country of exquisite mosques with the Bosphorus River dividing Europe and Asia. Also, the place where a handsome young American was doing 007 work... Read more at NinjaBaking.com
Like cinnamon rolls, The Great Pumpkin of Peanuts cartoon fame adds sweetness to the Halloween season. In the midst of howling ghosts in Haunted Houses, this Ninja Baker craves a bit of comfort. How about you?
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies, The Weekend Gourmet Guest Post
Shrimp scampi and sushi sounds fancy, doesn’t it? Well, it did to me until I discovered the truth: Scampi and sushi are easy to make!...Read more at NinjaBaking.com.
Shrimp sushi made with shrimp scampi leftovers.