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Parchment Paper Pan

A Pan with Parchment Paper

Save Print A Pan with Parchment Paper   It is dissapointing when you want to try a new recipe and you don’t have the right size pan. But you can make a pan with a sheet of parchment paper! We find Reynolds Kitchens Parchment Paper with Smart Grid handy. This shallow parchment paper pan is […]

matcha florentine biscuits

Matcha Florentine Biscuits

Save Print Matcha Florentine Biscuits   Matcha florentine biscuits are toasty and sweet! Perfect for a teatime. This recipe is for a 11″ x 11″ pan, 44 biscuits. If you don’t have a pan, make one with parchment paper (refer to our news titled a pan with parchment paper). Stick to the recipe and be […]

tapioca flour mochi

Matcha Mochi with Tapioca Flour

Save Print   This mochi is made from tapioca flour (starch). It is jelly-like and a little bit chewy. The slightly sweet mochi is generously sprinkled with bittersweet matcha. If you would like to add some more sweetness, pour a little bit of maple syrup over the mochi. Ingredients 80g (3 oz) tapioca flour (starch) […]

how to store matcha

How to Store Matcha

We recently received a question from one of our customers on how to store matcha. Unopened matcha should be stored in a cool place with no direct sunlight, and for opened matcha, it is best to use an airtight container. If you live in a place with a hot or humid atmosphere, store the matcha […]

iced hojicha latte

Iced Hojicha Latte

Save Print Iced Hojicha Latte   Jugetsudo’s hojicha latte to celebrate the warmer weather! Substituting heavy cream for milk will make the latte richer and more flavorful overall. Ingredients 1 tablespoon (4g) hojicha loose leaf tea ½ cup water 1-2 teaspoons sugar ice ¼ cup heavy cream Instructions In a microwavable cup, put the water […]

matcha cake with raisins

Matcha Cake with Raisins

Save Print Matcha Cake with Raisins   Raisins add extra sweetness to this flavorful cake. Pair it with classic green tea, sencha! Ingredients 1 oz (30g) butter 2 eggs 3.5 oz (100g) sugar 2 tablespoons heavy cream 4.5 oz (120g) flour 2 tablespoons matcha ½ teaspoon baking soda 3.5 oz (100g) raisins Instructions Heat the […]

matcha castella

Matcha Castella Cake

Save Print Matcha Castella Cake   Castella cake is fluffy and airy, with a very prevalent sweetness. It was introduced originally to Nagasaki from Portugal in the 16th century, and the recipe has been slightly modified to Japanese taste. The name is derived from the Portuguese term Pão de Castela, which means “bread from Castile […]

green tea's health benefit

Green Tea’s Health Benefit

Amid the global health crisis due to COVID-19, the world is desperate to find ways to slow the spread of the virus and find effective treatments. According to Live Science, more than 200 clinical trials of COVID-19 treatments or vaccines are either ongoing or recruiting patients. The drugs being tested include repurposed flu treatments, failed […]

steamed hojicha muffins

Steamed Hojicha Muffins

Save Print Steamed Hojicha Muffins   Steamed hojicha muffins are light and flavorful. Grind loose leaf hojicha in a cleaned electric coffee grinder to make hojicha powder (make sure the grinder is unplugged when you clean it). A perfect little treat for tea time! You can put anko (red bean paste) in the middle, or […]

matcha brownies

Matcha Brownies

Save Print Matcha Brownies   Matcha brownies are rich and soft, with a beautiful green cake on the outside and a rich chocolate with matcha undertones on the inside. This recipe includes walnuts, which are natural antioxidants. Ingredients for a 8″ x 10″ pan 60g (2oz) roasted walnuts 160g (6oz) white chocolate, chopped or use […]