Posts Tagged ‘tea’

Let's celebrate new year with Jugetsudo matcha!

Happy New Year!

May 2018 be a good year for you all!

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 Mochi 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 […]

shiwasu december

Shiwasu 師走

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 […]

International Tea Day

International Tea Day!

December 15th is International Tea Day! Did you know that 3,000,000,000 tons of tea is produced worldwide each year? And 1,520,000 pounds of tea is consumed in the U.S. every day. (source: Statistic Brain). Let’s have a cup to celebrate the special day!

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 […]

Jugetsudo is participating in the Portland Gift Show

Jugetsudo is participating in the Portland Holiday Food & Gift show! Come and taste our authentic Japanese tea! Friday 11/10, 10am – 6pm Saturday 11/11, 10am – 6pm Sunday 11/12, 10am – 5pm Oregon Convention Center 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 Admission: $10 – Adults $9 – Seniors/Youth (13-17) Free […]

teabags giveaway!

Teabags Giveaway for orders over $30 now through 10/31!

Japanese Teabags Giveaway for orders over $30! Did you know that October 31st is Japanese Tea Day? On October 31st in 1191, a Japanese Buddhist priest, Eisai brought green tea seeds from China. He was said to have planted them in the garden of the Ishigamibo at Seburiyama in Hizen (in Kyushu area). To celebrate […]

matcha swiss roll

Matcha Swiss Roll

Save Print Matcha Swiss Roll   Ingredients 1½ Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons milk 1 Tablespoon matcha powder 3 eggs ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup all purpose flour 3/5 cup (150cc) heavy cream 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar Instructions ) Preheat the oven to 360° F. Line 10″x10″ rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. ) In […]

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 […]