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Don’t bake it, make it

Many Japanese apartments don’t have ovens. One way to ‘get baking’ at home is by picking up a sewing needle and buying a felt ‘cake-baking’ kit from a craft store. You can make macaroons, Mont Blanc cakes, donuts, waffles, pancakes, strawberry shortcakes… cakes almost as cute as the plush made by My Paper Crane. I […]

Cherry on top

This ice-cream sundae wooden button from Craft World, Namba Parks, is sweet enough to eat. They call sundaes ‘parfaits’ over here, like in France. ‘Parfait’ is French for ‘perfect’, which sounds pretty accurate.