In case you hadn’t noticed, I kind of have a thing for matcha. If you don’t know what matcha is, I can sum it up by saying that it is simply finely ground green tea.
Summer is in full swing in my home state of Indiana this week – in fact, the high there today is supposed to be 102! Here I am in Sydney complaining that it’s too cold, but my family in Indiana is complaining that it’s too hot! Well, my fellow Hoosiers, this recipe will cool you […]
My recent macaron challenge with Samantha of Sweet Remedy has sent me on a macaron whirlwind, and like so many other food bloggers, I have officially caught the macaron bug.
Recently I was emailed by Lisa Orgler of The Lunch Box Project; she is a wonderful artist that I am very fond of and she is drawing green tea foods for the month of March. I was delighted that she contacted me and asked if she could draw my matcha strawberry cupcake, which is one […]
If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m really keen on matcha. My love for green tea started in 1999 when I visited Australia to see my then-boyfriend (now husband!). He took me to a lovely Japanese restaurant where he convinced me to try a bowl of green tea ice […]
This is my third and final entry into Iron Cupcake: Earth this month. This is also my favorite entry, matcha strawberry cupcakes. I loved this cupcake! It is one of the best I’ve made in ages. The cake is a basic vanilla cake, borrowed from Billy’s Bakery, flavored with matcha, or green tea, powder. Inside […]
I’ve been wanting a good cup of hot cocoa with a big dollop of whipped cream for a while now. So to remedy that, I came up with a variation of this delicious matcha cocoa recipe. First, I made up half a batch of this hot cocoa mix recipe from Martha Stewart. Second, I whipped […]
I made this cupcake intending to enter it into December’s Iron Cupcake Earth challenge Chocolate With A Twist. Then after I made it I thought it wasn’t good enough. It tasted great, but I didn’t think it was the worthiest contender. Then as I keep looking at them sitting there in the kitchen I thought, […]
I have found some notable matcha recipes today and need to share them with you. * Chocolate and matcha tea cakes (looks more like muffins than cakes) * White chocolate and matcha marbled cake * Matcha eclairs And I made a matcha cocoa the other day and I must say it was very, very nice.
The recent popularity of my green tea cupcakes has sent me off on a mission to find more quality matcha recipes. I found a great collection at Boulder Tea. You can find recipes for matcha shortbread cookies, matcha chocolate chip cake, matcha mousse, and even matcha jelly. Check out their recipes here.