Acerola Pineapple Slushy Drink

Happy National Juice Slush Day!    Wow we’re already in the middle of the week? I even don’t remember what I’ve been doing since last week. Thank you to those who left warm, sweet comments in the previous post.  Don’t worry, my health problem has been cleared, so no medication, meaning neither the side effects! …

Loquat Jam

Good morning everyone!  I hope you all had a lovely Mother’s Day weekend and now your energy is fully charged, instead of feeling Monday blue haha!    So again, I’ll talk about loquats…as I sometimes talk about it, my apartment got 5 loquat trees and my landlord approved me taking “as many as I can,”…

Loquat Compote

Hello there, happy Tasty Tuesday! Today is supposed to be National Raspberry Tart Day, but as you may know, we have several loquat trees that need someone to take the ripe fruits, so here I am enjoying all loquat instead of raspberries! I love raspberries too, but I have a mission to do…not wasting beautiful…

Matcha Warabi Mochi

Happy National Matcha Day! I’m calling to all matcha lovers here. Today is the day to enjoy all matcha-anything!   When I was a kid, I used to prefer cakes or cookies over Japanese traditional treats called wagashi including daifuku, manju etc. Back then, I thought wagashi were not interesting like fruit loaded, colorful western…

Ube Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Happy Friday!  Have you got any plans for the weekend yet?   As the forecast is showing we’ll have warm, pleasant weather on both Sat and Sun, probably we’ll be heading to one of the hiking trails. We love going on morning hikes, and as we’re spending mornings outside, I need some quick and easy…

How to Enjoy Loquat

Do you remember that I talked about how loquats in my apartment are perfectly ripe? As I’m being very humble, I hesitated to ask the landlord at first about if I could have some. I tried to write an email about it but ended up not sending it for a while. But several days later,…