Gyokuro Sauce Recipe

This is a simple sauce using gyokuro that I adapted from the book Cooking with Tea. It’s great for dishes with fish because of the natural umami and marine...

Matcha Mojito Recipe

I used to enjoy preparing cocktails for friends when I was younger. Now I only do so occasionally. One that I like very much is the mojito. It is...

Matcha Affogato

Affogato means “drowned” in Italian, and it consists of gelatto (or just a normal ice cream nowadays) and espresso. A modern version of this is the matcha affogato. It’s...

Cha-miso Recipe

I saw this recipe at the theanoholic! blog and decided to give it a try. It contains spent sencha leaves, miso and mirin. Both miso and mirin are basic...

Sencha Vodka Tonic

Last week I held a Japanese food and tea pairing with my friend Kayoko. At the end, we served a tea cocktail: the sencha vodka tonic. It was a...

Three Teas Umami Seasoning

I received a tea recipe booklet from Sugimoto Tea. This seasoning recipe has three Japanese green teas in it: houjicha, sencha and genmaicha. That’s why I had to try...

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