Making a Cheesecake with Whatever’s in Your Pantry

If you're like me, cheesecake is a sentimental baked good for you. It was often served at special occasions growing up, and I always had cheesecakes out on family vacations. I remember all the pride and joy I had when I successfully baked my first chocolate-marbled cheesecake (even though it was cracked), while impressing my …

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Dairy Free Matcha Cookies in a Time of Quarantine (Recipe)

Live from my household/prison, I give you this matcha cookie recipe. I call this "quarantine baking" or "quarantine boredom" or simply just finding ways to use up my leftover black sesame powder and matcha powder in my cupboard. My whole family is home, and a full house means that the kitchen is almost always occupied. …

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Matcha Cheesetart Recipe (Inspired by Uncle Tetsu)

Every time I end up at Yonge & Dundas square in downtown Toronto, I always gravitate down Dundas to the Uncle Tetsu shops -- famous for their Japanese style cheesecakes, madeleines, and different flavoured cheesetarts. I always end up buying a box of cheesetarts with the assorted flavours of original, matcha, and chocolate -- six …

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