Keppi the Kappa Cupcakes from Sarazanmai

Sarazanmai is a show full of surprises. I mean, just looking at the concept art in the thumbnail, you’d think Keppi the Kappa would just be a cute little guy, full of fun and surprises, RIGHT? WRONG, so wrong, so so so wrong wrong wrong. I made these cute cupcakes BEFORE I saw episode one,…

Fruits Basket Mochi from Fruits Basket

Fruits Basket recently started airing! As I was watching, I thought the little zodiac figurines would make for great daifuku, so that’s what I decided to do this week. Daifuku, if ya didn’t know, are little balls of mochi normally filled with fruit, red bean paste, or some other kind of filling. I’ve made daifuku before,…

Strawberry Shortcake from Kaguya-Sama: Love is War!

Read the original post here, or see below. Strawberry shortcake is one of my fantasy foods. By that, I mean that I have it in my head what a perfect strawberry shortcake should LOOK like. I have it in my head what a perfect strawberry shortcake should TASTE like. The problem is that I can…

Gluten-Free Japanese Curry inspired by Mob Psycho

Read the original post here, or see below! The funny thing about cooking A LOT is that I often find that out-of-the-ordinary food preferences—like veganism, vegetarianism, and gluten intolerance—become a lot less formidable. Once you really know your way around the cooking process and you can understand the basic components of a recipe—why certain things…

Crunchyroll #123: Ais’ Chocolate-Chili Cheesey Croquettes

If you didn’t read part one of this intrepid journey into the duality of Valentine’s Day (read: we’re exploring the sweet and salty sides of Valentine’s Day, depending on your realtionship status), go enlighten yourself now! Or, if you’re only here because you want SALTY, CHEESY, CHOCOLATEY goodness, in your mouth NOW, keep reading. Last…

Crunchyroll #120: Roast Beef from Meiji Tokyo Renka!

Meiji Tokyo Renka has started off with a bang, and by that, I mean that it’s basically a cross between 1800s Japan and Ouran High Host Club with roast beef. And you know what? I’m here for it. What’s not to love? “Insert self here” girl gets transported to the past and immediately meets a harem of…

Crunchyroll #119: Potato Snacks from Memoria Freese!

Some people ask Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? but I ask Is it wrong to put whipped cream on top of croquettes? Personally, I don’t think so. Let’s look at the facts: Mashed potatoes = amazing and fluffy. Whipped cream = amazing and fluffy. One is salty, the other…