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health benefits of matcha

Health Benefits of Matcha

Ever wondered about health benefits of matcha? We found a good article at Dr. Oz’s website. It’s a good reading. When you make a bowl of matcha, we’d recommend dissolve 1 teaspoon (not tablespoon) of matcha in 2 oz hot water. Don’t forget to sift matcha powder! DR. Oz: Does Matcha Really Live Up to […]

matcha at Portland Japanese Garden

Tea Time at Portland Japanese Garden

Umami Café at the Portland Japanese Garden now serves Jugetsudo tea along with locally made Japanese confections. Frothy matcha is light and yet rich in taste—almost creamy. It tastes even better when it is paired with Japanese sweets like the spring shibori (a traditional Japanese sweet of red and white bean paste). The sweetness of […]

Yuzu sencha at Toiro

Hello, Los Angeles!

Hello, Los Angeles! Jugetsudo teas are now available at Toiro Kitchen and Supply (Iga-Yaki Donabe, Japanese artisanal kitchen tools, tableware and more) in West Hollywood. If you happen to be in the area, visit this great store! Thank you Toiro-san! TOIRO 1257 N La Brea Ave West Hollywood, CA 90038 Phone: 323.380.5052 Shop Hours:Tues – […]

matcha bowl

Matcha Bowls

Matcha bowls, or chawan, are beautifully decorated bowls that are used to make matcha. Four seasons play a big role in Japanese culture and matcha bowls are no exception. In summer, you should choose a chawan that looks cool and in winter, a warm looking one. If the bowl has a flower pattern on it, […]

Matcha mochiko cake is a great fit for gluten intolerant folks

Matcha Mochiko Cake

Save Print Matcha Mochiko Cake   Mochiko is sweet rice flour. The cake made with mochiko has a unique mochi-like texture. Great fit for gluten intolerant folks. Find the mochiko and red bean paste at Asian grocers. Ingredients ½ lb mochi flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 Tablespoon matcha 2 eggs 1 cup milk ½ […]

matcha mousse

Matcha Mousse

Save Print Matcha Mousse   Ingredients 1 packet (7g) gelatin 1½ Tablespoons water 1Tablespoon matcha 2 Tablespoons boiling water ½ cup milk 3 Tablespoons sugar ⅔ cup heavy cream 1 egg white ½ Tablespoon sugar Instructions ) Dissolve the gelatin powder in 1½ Tbsp of water and set it aside. ) Dissolve matcha in 2 […]

matcha cream puff

Matcha Cream Puffs

Making cream puffs is time consuming, but not too difficult if you stick to the recipe. Baking is almost like a science experiment, so try not to change the amount of ingredients and just religiously follow the instructions. You will be rewarded with nice puffs filled with matcha custard cream! Save Print Matcha Cream Puffs […]

matcha chocolate is easy to make and everybody loves it!

Matcha Chocolate

Matcha Chocolate Ingredients ・1/2 cup heavy cream ・2 Tablespoons butter ・14oz baking white chocolate chips ・2 1/2 Tablespoons matcha powder ・extra matcha powder to dust Instructions 1.) In a medium sauce pan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat. (Don’t overheat.) 2.) When the cream is almost boiling, remove from heat. Melt the butter and […]

matcha pound cake

Matcha Swirl Marble Pound Cake

Save Print Matcha Swirl Marble Pound Cake   Ingredients Vegetable oil cooking spray 1 and ½ cups all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons almond flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1½ sticks (6 ounces) unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons sour cream or plain yogurt 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 tablespoons matcha powder 1 tablespoon […]

milk pudding with matcha sauce

Milk Pudding with Matcha Sauce

This milk pudding is very light. Only milk is used, unlike panna cotta. The perfect “wobbliness” depends on one’s preference, but ours is 1.6%. The weight of the gelatin should be 1.6% of the weight of the liquid. Use small plastic cups (we reused cups from store bought flans). When you turn the pudding over, […]