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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 […]

baked matcha sweet potato

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) […]

matcha rusk

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. […]

matcha checkerboard cookies

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 […]

cold brew hojicha

Cold Brew Hojicha

Make cold hojicha in large quantities and have it ready in your fridge all through summer! It is a delicious and healthy alternative to sodas and store-bought sweetened drinks. If you have small children, it is truly recommended to make this a healthy habit before they become accustomed to the taste of sugary sodas. To […]

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 […]

honey lemon sencha is refreshing

Honey Lemon Sencha

Cold brew sencha with honey lemon is a perfect summer drink! It is tasty and refreshing! To make honey lemon, thinly slice a lemon and put the slices in an air-tight container with 1-2 table spoons of honey. Store in refrigerator for up to three weeks. Just put the honey lemon slice in cold brew […]