Author Archives: Jason

Japanese Cheesecake

When it comes to Japanese treats and baking, I welcome the uncanny. This extends to a dish I’m not usually a fan of, baked cheesecake. It’s not that I’m repulsed by baked cheesecake, it’s thats I find myself longing for … Continue reading

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ベーカリー (Bakery)

  I first went to Japan in my early twenties. Both naivety and pretension led me to think that Japan had managed to get bakeries wrong. Too soft, too sweet, too fluffy – not serious bread like a rustic Italian … Continue reading

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Momofuku Sweetcorn Cookies (finally!)

Those happy little corn cobs capture my feelings pretty darn well. I’ve been enjoying the Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook for years, but one of the first recipes in the book has eluded me until now. Christina Tosi’s Sweetcorn Cookies require freeze dried … Continue reading

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The Presidential Highway

Another favourite from my month in Southland.

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Curio Bay

I took some time to look over a few of the photos I shot during my month working down south in and around Tapanui earlier this year. The whole experience happened so fast, it’s almost difficult to consider any single facet … Continue reading

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