Matcha & Pistachio Butter Biscuits with Rum Raisin White Chocolate Ganache

Matcha & Pistachio Butter Biscuits with Rum Raisin White Chocolate Ganache

My ‘Shortbread Butter Biscuits’ recipe is very versatile and it is easy to modify its flavour by adding extra ingredients. I simply added Matcha Powder and coarsely chopped Pistachio Nuts for these biscuits. To make them extra special for the festive season, I added the filling to sandwich. Ingredients Butter…

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Ukishima with Matcha and Cakao / 浮島の抹茶とココア

Ukishima with Matcha and Cakao / 浮島の抹茶とココア

Ukishima is a steamed cake made ​​of sweet bean paste and means in English as much as “floating island”. The reason is probably the different two, sometimes three layers of this cake. Between these layers will often still given Amanattō (candied azuki beans), Kuromame (in syrup simmered black soybeans) or…

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Introducing Matcha…

There is no question about it, we Brits love our teas. I trust the 60 billion odd cups consumed each year helps to put into perspective the scale of this obsession of ours. We drink so much of the stuff that it has even become a national stereotype for God’s sake! Despite this global perception of tea in Britain, we in UK are starting to see a shift in the zeitgeist, and guess what, it is having an effect on our beloved tea. As we become more knowledgeable about the effects certain foods and drinks are having on our bodies, it is only natural that we are beginning to see more and more people turning to healthier alternatives. It…

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