The Dreamy Wonder of Japanese Nama Chocolate

Every time I travel home from Japan, I return with a small suitcase’s worth of chocolate truffles. More specifically, Royce’s Nama Chocolate truffles. And judging from the long lines at the duty-free section at Tokyo’s Narita Airport whenever I’m there—with travelers from across the world each stacking half a dozen boxes of truffles in their […]

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting are moist and perfect chocolate cupcakes with two cups of zucchini hidden inside!  Topped with chocolate cream cheese frosting these are the best chocolate cupcakes I have had! You can’t go wrong with chocolate and zucchini! If you are looking for more dessert recipes with zucchini try […]

A Chocolate Snacking Cake for Any & Every Occasion

A snacking cake is, for the unfamiliar, a one-layer cake, typically baked in an 8-inch round or square cake pan (I’m partial to square). It’s the sheet cake’s little sister. But where a sheet cake can be a big production, often baked for a special occasion (be it a birthday party, a potluck, or the […]