Matcha Chiffon Cake

Made Matcha Chiffon Cake on St. Patrick’s Day. I love anything matcha and I absolutely love chiffon cakes for their soft and light as air texture. 😋 1-1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons matcha 7 large eggs, separated 1/2 cup vegetable […]

Green Tea Shortbread Leaves

I had wanted to try this recipe forever since I first saw it in Martha’s Favorite Cookies DVD, but had put it on the back burner with a gazillion other recipes because apparently a day has only 24 hours and not more. Why, oh why??? :) Besides, I couldn’t find green tea powder (matcha) for […]

Matcha White Chocolate Ice Cream

Of course, one can’t have sushi without having green tea ice cream for dessert. :) Instead of turning to the one recipe that I know and love, I decided to try a new recipe that I saw from Steamy Kitchen blog as well which pairs white chocolate and green tea. This combination excited and intrigued […]

Alex Helping to Make Green Tea Ice Cream

We were making Green Tea Ice Cream a couple of weeks ago and below are pictures of Alex adding sugar to the egg yolks and whisking them together to get the mixture ready for tempering. We still can’t convince him to try the food he helps make but he loves making them. Someday, maybe he’ll […]

Green Tea Ice Cream

We have a favorite Japanese restaurant that we used to frequent (before Alex came along) that serves the most wonderful, delicious green tea ice cream we had ever tasted. I’ve always thought about trying to recreate the flavor (especially since we cannot find any similar ones from store-bought brands) but have never gotten around to […]