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Castella Cake – How to make (with detailed instruction)

Castella (Kasutera カステラ) catches my attention when I realize that it is a cake made with bread flour.  So is it a cake or bread?  The Portuguese merchants introduced castella to Japan in the 16th century. It is derived from a Portuguese recipe Pão de Ló. Since it is also called Pão de Castela, meaning …

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Japanese Cheesecake Recipe (Soufflé Cheesecake) with seven simple steps

Have you tried Japanese cheesecake before? Japanese cheesecake is pillowy soft, with cottony texture and soufflé like crumbs. When it is fresh from the oven, the cake is so soft that it jiggles like soufflé! That is why is called soufflé cheesecake in Japan. It involves (a) beating the egg whites separately to become meringue …

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