Sakura Tea Latte Recipe

Sakura Tea Latte Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Spring has returned! Some sakura (Japanese cherry blossom) and other spring flowers are blooming, plants are growing and birds are singing. Here is...
Sakura Tea Latte Recipe

Sakura Tea Latte Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Spring has returned! Some sakura (Japanese cherry blossom) and other spring flowers are blooming, plants are growing and birds are singing. Here is...
Rose Petal Chocolate with Matcha Recipe

Rose Petal Chocolate with Matcha Recipe

Sachiko Murata
If you feel like having a nice, romantic tea time ,this recipe is good for you. As well as a nice and creamy hot drink, it's a beautiful color comb...
Anko, Japanese Sweet Red Bean Paste, Recipe

Anko, Japanese Sweet Red Bean Paste, Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Anko or azukian or red bean paste in English is made from azuki beans, and is a staple of Japanese cuisine. You must have seen it many times if you...
How to Make Nejiri-Ume (Japanese Vegetable Carving)

How to Make Nejiri-Ume (Japanese Vegetable Carving)

Sachiko Murata
There are some kinds of vegetable carvings called Kazari-giri in Japanese cuisine, which is made for decorating and adding a seasonal feeling to di...
Tea Infused Mulled Wine Recipe

Tea Infused Mulled Wine Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Indulge yourself with this "tea-wine" on the festive season. This fruity warm drink will put you in the festive spirit and impress your holiday gue...
Hojicha Spiced Biscuits Recipe

Hojicha Spiced Biscuits Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Be a star baker this winter with these Christmas biscuits!  These biscuits will get you in the festive mood, and also get you to breathe a new sty...
Red Shiso(Perilla) Dressing Recipe

Red Shiso(Perilla) Dressing Recipe

Sachiko Murata
In the previous article, we introduced you to a quintessential herb for Japanese cuisine, red shiso ( also called purple shiso or perilla).    What...
What is Red Shiso (Perilla) and How to Enjoy it

What is Red Shiso (Perilla) and How to Enjoy it

Sachiko Murata
What's Red Shiso? Akajiso(赤紫蘇) in Japanese, red shiso or purple shiso,  also called perilla in the west, is a plant of the mint family (see the pho...
Hojicha Pumpkin Latte Recipe

Hojicha Pumpkin Latte Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Do you have any pumpkin puree left from the Halloween or have you got a pumpkin or a butternut squash on your shelf? Let's make a nice drink with i...
Pumpkin Shiratama Dango (Mochi balls) Recipe

Pumpkin Shiratama Dango (Mochi balls) Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Here is the seasonal sweet I made with some Japanese traditional ingredients. It's pumpkin shiratama dango!  Shiratama dango (白玉団子) is a type of ch...
What's shiratama flour and how is it used?

What's shiratama flour and how is it used?

Sachiko Murata
What's shiratamako (shiratama flour)? Shiratamako or shiratama flour is made from mochigome(餅米), glutinous short-grain rice or sticky rice in Engli...
Shio-koji (Japanese fermented condiment) Recipe

Shio-koji (Japanese fermented condiment) Recipe

Sachiko Murata
What's shio-koji? Shio-koji is a Japanese fermented condiment made from koji rice ,salt and water. You might've heard the word "shio-koji" as it is...
Vegan Matcha Ice Cream Recipe

Vegan Matcha Ice Cream Recipe

Sachiko Murata
Such creamy and dreamy bliss! A thick decadent matcha ice cream has arrived, but it's also dairy-free , also egg-free! It's very easy to make, and ...

How to choose Japanese tea

By partnering with a hundred plus artisanal Japanese tea farms and factories, we offer hundreds of green teas, and dozens of matcha, black tea, oolong tea, etc. Where do you start?

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