It’s winter and everybody is drinking hot toddies to get warm, to nurse a cold and…well, just to enjoy the great tasting wintry drink. Jessica Braasch at Bible Club PDX made an awesome hot toddy using Jugetsudo mecha, umami packed green tea. It’s warm, smooth and sweet, and it is also very relaxing. The atmosphere […]
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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 […]
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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 – […]
Setsubun, the beginning of spring in Japan was February 3rd this year. On the day of setsubun, Japanese eat eho-maki (thick sushi rolls). Eho is the good fortune direction and it varies every year. This year’s eho is south-southeast. We eat the thick sushi roll which preferably contains seven ingredients, facing eho (this year, south-southeast). […]
Start a new habit of drinking green tea rather than sweetened drinks. Green tea has lots of health benefits and boosting your metabolism is one of them. It doesn’t happen in one day. Drink tea every day! Happy 2018!
May 2018 be a good year for you all!
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, […]
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 […]
In Japanese, each month has an ancient name and December is called “shiwasu＝師走.” The first letter 師 means “monk, teacher and master” and the second letter 走 means “to run.” In ancient Japan, the monks and teachers were highly ranked and admired by regular people. Usually, they would be wise, calm and serene. But toward […]
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