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HELP! I NEED A DIVINE BAKING INTERVENTION!!!

Help I need a divine baking solution

Merii Kurisumasu (メリー・クリスマス) to all of my dear fellow foodies!

My loving husband bought me 4 cute little Christmas cookie baking packages from Japan during his last business visit. These little packets from the Japan Muji store have all the little ingredients to make the Christmas cookies such as the dry ingredients for the cookies, cute little cutters for the gingerbread men and even the cute little bags with twisty ties so you can give them away as gifts.

HOWEVER, there remains one SLIGHT issue- all direction are in Japanese (Nihongo) only- no English!! Okay so I remember some of my Katana and my Hiragana but the Kanji??? You have to be kidding? Oh my, Houston we have a problem!!!!

Calling out to all of my Nihongo speaking friends and fellow foodies. I need a divine baking intervention. Can anyone lend a hand with the translation?

Do not fear, with or without Japanese language translational issues, gingerbread cookies and houses are always a part of family tradition and Bam's recipe for a delightful gingerbread recipe and decorating icing will be on its way.

So here are these cute little Christmas cookie and gingerbread house packets from the Japanese Muji store. They look relatively straight forward don't you think?. Lets check it out...

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So lets turn around the boxes and take a look at the first step of the directions...

Help I need a divine baking solution

Hmm... Well now, Right O!, That really cleared things up... Maybe, if I open up the packet and take a look at the supplies inside, it will be self-explanatory? ....

Help I need a divine baking solution

So I wonder what all the white kinds of powder are? Maybe I can open them up to taste which one is flour, sugar, etc and wing try to wing it? Hai, so desu!!!!

Here is a picture of what they would have looked like if I could read the directions...

Help I need a divine baking solution

Help I need a divine baking solution

Thanks again to my dear hubby for thinking of me. I guess I will have to quickly brush up on my Nihongo.

Merii Kurisumasu (メリー・クリスマス) !

Fantastic News update hot off the press...We have found the English Version of the recipes!

We have hit the jackpot and found all the English translation for all Muji christmas products... you have to scroll down as first it is in Nihongo and then in English below.

1) Handmade set christmas icing cookies. http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761135281.pdf
2) Handmade set christmas petite muffins
http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761135267.pdf
3) Handmade set christmas cookies
http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761136912.pdf
4) Handmade set Gingerbread house by a fellow blogger
http://mathias.roxen.com/blog/2009/12/21/muji-kurisumasu-hekusenho/index.xml
A big thanks again to Hana!

Happy holidays everyone. Take Care, BAM

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HELP! I NEED A DIVINE BAKING INTERVENTION!!!

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November 30, 2011

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  • 😮 Oh my, I do hope somebody can help you!
    🙂 Mandy

    • Thanks Mandy. I feel like I am living back in Japan again, so many literacy challenges.

  • Oh, that’s too funny! At least he was thinking of you…
    Sorry, no help with the decoding from this quarter – good luck!

    • It is quite comical. Hopefully one of my Japanese friends can lend a hand from afar. If not Plan B!

  • Your husband is so sweet! I hope someone do translate it for you! Can’t wait to see how the mix turns out (: がんばって!(Ganbatte!)

    • Arigato gozarimashita Jasline-san! I have to let the secret out. My husband is a sweetheart! He is my biggest fan on Bam’s Kitchen and very supportive, after all he gets to try all the fruits of my labour.

  • LOL. I’m having the same problem 🙂 I bought the Christmas Cookie House! If you do have directions please do share. P.S I saw they came out with Macaroons Mix too, regreting not buying ti now! Love Muji <3

    • Hello Diana, thanks for stopping by. I will be asking a friend to help interpret the Christmas cookie house recipe from Nihongo to English, maybe after this new year. Will certainly pass directions on and then can both make New Year Houses!! Take care, BAM

      • Will be looking forward to it 🙂 Yes – New Year houses! Although I’m not sure what to do with poor Santa then. Ha.Perhaps I will use the 12 days of Christmas as an excuse! My sisters been asking when we can start building lol. Keep me posted! Thank you BAM.

        • Ahh indeed a brilliant idea. New Year houses! Take Care and wishing you the best this New Year.

  • Anonymous

    Hi – I was searching for instructions too and found this page.
    It’s from the Muji-Hong Kong website. Instructions are in both Chinese and English. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
    http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761136912.pdf
    Good luck.
    – Hana

    • Hello Hana, your response is not late at all. As a matter of fact it is very timely. I still have all of my boxes of Muji treats in my pantry and they do not expire until next year. Thank you very much for this link to the English version as my Nihongo is not so strong any more…. Arigato Gozarimashita, BAM

      • Oh dear, Muji HK don’t have the same for the Cookie House. Going to try make that for Christmas this year though. Thanks Hana for the heads up and BAM for the like on my humble post 🙂

  • Anonymous

    Ooops, I just realised that this page – and your dilemma – was from last year!
    I guess my post is a little late huh? hahaha
    Sorry, please ignore then 🙂
    -Hana

    • Anonymous

      Hana, thanks for saving me. In our recent trip to Japan, my boy insisted that I buy a box of the Muji cookie premix and after I came back, I realised it’s all in Jap and my half-baked Japanese doesn’t help. Your link to the Muji HK instructions in English is a deliverer to my dilemna. Thank you very much.

      Rgds
      Belle

  • Belle

    Thanks Hana for saving me. In our recent trip to Japan, my boy insisted that I buy a box of the Muji Christmas cookies pre-mix. After we came back to Singapore that I realised that the instructions are all in Jap. Your posting is just in time to deliver me out if the dilemna. Many thanks

  • Hana

    You are all most welcome! I hope your cookies turn out well! 🙂
    Are Muji’s baked goods any good?
    How do the cookies taste?
    I cant decide if I should buy the Muji box (because it comes conveniently with the cutters and icing) or am I better off with a proper baking brand from the supermarket?
    – Hana

  • I also just found an English version of the recipe for the Muji gingerbread house if anyone is interested. http://mathias.roxen.com/blog/2009/12/21/muji-kurisumasu-hekusenho/index.xml

  • We have hit the jackpot and found all the English translation for all Muji christmas products… you have to scroll down as first it is in Nihongo and then in English below.
    1) Handmade set christmas icing cookies. http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761135281.pdf
    2) Handmade set christmas petite muffins
    http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761135267.pdf
    3) Handmade set christmas cookies
    http://www.muji.com.hk/20111130_xmas/receipt/4934761136912.pdf
    4) Handmade set Gingerbread house by a fellow blogger
    http://mathias.roxen.com/blog/2009/12/21/muji-kurisumasu-hekusenho/index.xml
    A big thanks to again to Hana!

    Happy holidays everyone. Take Care, BAM

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