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the best matcha mousse

The Best Matcha Mousse

Easy recipe for the Best Matcha Mousse!   The Best Matcha Mousse This is the best Matcha Mousse recipe. It’s not too complicated, and doesn’t call for too many ingredients, and yet the end result is complex and delicious. It is airy, sweet and creamy!   The Key is the Heavy Cream Be careful not […]

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Baked Matcha Sweet Potato

Save Print Baked Matcha Sweet Potato   Teatime with sweet potato! It is rich, creamy and toasty, and the texture is soft and fluffy! To make it decadent, you can use heavy cream instead of milk! Ingredients 400g (14 oz) Japanese sweet potatoes (satsuma imo) 60cc (2 oz) milk 1 tablespoon matcha powder30g (1 oz) […]

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Homemade Matcha Rusk

Save Print Matcha Rusk   Tea time with homemade Matcha Rusk, made using sandwich bread! We cut it into small pieces, soaked them in melted butter, coated them with the mixture of sugar, powdered milk and matcha, and baked them in the oven. They are crispy, buttery, and sweet! It melts in your mouth and […]

hojicha latte

Hojicha Latte

A big cup of milky hojicha latte tastes amazing on a rainy winter day! Put 8 grams of loose leaf hojicha (or 2 teabags) in 2 cups of milk in a small pan and cook over low heat. Keep it a gentle simmer for 15-30 minutes, stirring with a spoon occasionally. Add sugar to taste. […]

Hanabira-mochi

Happy New Year!

Hanabira-mochi is a special confection for the new year in Japan. We celebrate the arrival of new spring with this petal (hanabira) shaped mochi filled with sweet bean paste. The stick between the mochi is sweetened gobo (burdock root), which is a symbol for good fortune. It adds a nice crunchy texture to this soft […]

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Matcha Checkerboard Cookies

Save Print Matcha Checkerboard Cookies   It takes a bit of time and effort, but making matcha checkerboard cookies is entertaining and rewarding! They are cute and delicious and very fun to make! Ingredients 200g (7oz) butter, room temperature 125g (4.5oz) powdered sugar 1 egg yolk 170g (6 oz) flour for plain, shifted 155g (5⅓oz) […]

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Sakura Sencha Giveaway!

\ GIVEAWAY! / Enter today for a chance to win Jugetsudo Organic Sakura Sencha! Two lucky winners will receive our naturally flavored Sakura Sencha (green tea with cherry blossom petals, 40g)! If you didn’t win, sorry!!—but we have small gifts for you, too! The first one hundred of those who entered (and didn’t win) will […]

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Chicago Tribune Gift Guide 2020

Jugetsudo Matcha Starter Kit was featured in Chicago Tribune Gift Guide 2020! Surprise your matcha loving friend with this perfect gift! Chicago Tribune Holiday Gift Guide 2020

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Matcha Shiratama Dango

Save Print Shiratama Dango   Shiratama Dango is a type of mochi made with sweet rice flour. Find shiratama-ko (shiratama flour or sweet rice frour) at your nearby Asian grocery store. We put some red bean paste and kinako (roasted soy bean flour) on top, but you can put some maple syrup, matcha and a […]

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Hojicha Swiss Roll

Save Print   Grind loose leaf hojicha in a cleaned electric coffee grinder to make hojicha powder (make sure the grinder is unplugged when you clean it). Hojicha Swiss roll is sweet, roasty and fluffy! Ingredients 4 eggs (room temperature) 90g (3 oz) sugar 50g (1.8 oz) – 1 tablespoon Softasilk flour 1 tablespoon hojicha […]