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Yuzu Matcha Giveaway!

\ GIVEAWAY! / Now through March 31st, orders of $60+ will come with three yuzu matcha sticks. If you are curious about this citrusy matcha, this is a great opportunity to try it! (At the checkout, you will not see the matcha sticks, but do not worry! We will make sure to send them to […]

the best matcha mousse

The Best Matcha Mousse

Have you ever had Matcha Mousse? It’s creamy, sweet, and airy, and it just melts in your mouth! Matcha is full of umami and when it is paired with sweetness, it becomes more delicious, just like how a broth becomes tasty when some salt is added. The Best Matcha Mousse This is the best Matcha […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

matcha mille crepe cake

Matcha Mille Crepe Cake

Save Print   Matcha Mille Crepe Cake; a soft and rich combination of matcha and cream. These crepes are matcha flavored and the cream is plain vanilla. It is a fun project to work on during a long weekend and the end result is so rewarding! This recipe makes one 6 inch diameter cake. Ingredients […]

hojicha mochi with tapioca flour

Hojicha Mochi with Tapioca Flour

Save Print Hojicha Mochi with Tapioca Flour   Hojicha mochi has an earthy flavor and jelly-like texture. You can substitute kinako (roasted soybean flour) with almond flour. Place one to two tablespoons of almond flour on a small sheet of aluminum foil and toast for one minute in a toaster oven. It burns easily, so […]

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Matcha Mont Blanc

Save Print   This is a confection inspired by a cake called Mont Blanc. It means “white mountain” in French, and is very popular in Japan. It is usually a mound or a sphere of spaghetti-thin strands of chestnut cream. Inside is chestnut paste or whipped cream over a sponge cake base. It’s rich, sweet, […]