Tag: green tea

Recipe: Green Tea Cream Puffs

Delight with these light and flaky green tea cream puffs Green Tea Cream Puffs Ingredients: * 1/2 cup white sugar * 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour * 1 pinch sea salt * 1 tablespoons matcha powder * 2 cups non-fat milk * 2 egg yolks, beaten * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract * 1/2 cup shortening * …

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Instagram Eye Candy: Tea Ice Cream

Tea flavored ice cream stands are popping up all over, and for tea lovers who also have a bit of a sweet tooth, this treat is heavenly!  It’s the dessert tea lovers never knew they were missing. I also think the colors of the tea cones are quite lovely.  Here are some Instagram pics of …

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Meet Kukicha Twig Tea, A Japanese Green Tea Made From Stems

Kukicha is a type of Japanese green tea that is made mostly or exclusively from twigs and stems. This stands in contrast to most teas (green or otherwise) which are made mostly from leaves and buds of the tea plant. Sometimes kukicha is referred to as kukicha tea, but the “tea” is redundant as “cha” means tea …

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Lemongrass Jasmine Green Tea Soap

This weekend I’ve combined some of my very favorite fragrances for a fresh, invigorating soap: lemongrass and tea. I’ve chosen Jasmine green tea because of the wonderful scent and I thought it would go well with lemongrass. For this soap recipe, I used organic lemongrass essential oil, not fragrance oil, which is stronger scented and …

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