Bon Appétea: Matcha Mille Crepe Cake

When Japanese meets French – you get a decadent Matcha Mille crepe cake. Its green tea layers are subtly bittersweet, with decadent fresh whipped cream in between. The icing on the cake? You don’t need an oven to make this! Ingredients Crepe batter: 1 3/4 cup whole milk 3 tbsp sugar 3 large eggs1 1/2 tbsp melted unsalted butter 1 cup cake flour 2 tbsp matcha powder. We recommend My Tea Inc’s premium matcha (click on the link) imported from Kyoto(click to shop) 1/2 tsp baking powder neutral flavor oil Fresh whipped cream: 1 cup heavy (whipping) cream 3 tbsp sugar Instructions Crepe batter: Add the milk and sugar in a small saucepan and combine well. Heat on medium heat until the milk is warm to touch. Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Then slowly add a small amount (½ cup at a time) of warm milk while whisking. While whisking, slowly add the melted butter to the mixture. Set up

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TEA IS FOR TRAVEL: 29b Teahouse

WHERE: 29b Teahouse, New York This premium establishment was conceived by Tea Dealers, one of the few purveyors of pure non-blended roast teas in America. For those who are looking for a respite from the bustling city, 29b Teahouse’s ceramic-lined space can be a modern sanctuary of calm and comfort – complete with a tasting room where you can pair their curated line-up of premium teas with food items from their menu.  We recommend their Ochazuke for a light, spirit-lifting meal. A humble tea-dish featuring soy-and-wasabi-cured fish, vegetables, and ume on top of short-grain white rice, and complemented with a pour of smoky Hojicha.  DRINK: Charcoal roasted Taiwanese Oolongs, Matcha-beer Their roster of teas are continually evolving, based on owner Stefen Ramirez’s recent travels to the different tea producing countries in Asia. So expect your senses to be taken to new places every time you visit, from smooth charcoal roasted Taiwanese oolongs to the rare Korean black tea balhyo. For

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