Dairy Free Matcha Cookies in a Time of Quarantine (Recipe)

Live from my household/prison, I give you this matcha cookie recipe. I call this "quarantine baking" or "quarantine boredom" or simply just finding ways to use up my leftover black sesame powder and matcha powder in my cupboard. My whole family is home, and a full house means that the kitchen is almost always occupied. …

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Matcha Cheesetart Recipe (Inspired by Uncle Tetsu)

Every time I end up at Yonge & Dundas square in downtown Toronto, I always gravitate down Dundas to the Uncle Tetsu shops -- famous for their Japanese style cheesecakes, madeleines, and different flavoured cheesetarts. I always end up buying a box of cheesetarts with the assorted flavours of original, matcha, and chocolate -- six …

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Matcha Almond Joy (Coconut Macaroon Recipe)

Sometimes I get this craving for coconut macaroons that hits me out of nowhere. In this case I kept thinking about Almond Joy chocolate bars, which sparked the craving for coconut, and then coconut macaroons. Now pair that random craving with a little (okay major) obsession with matcha, and that is how I came up …

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Matcha, Black Tea, and Lavender Bonbons

BONBON. Break it down now -- bon-bon. Literally translating from French to good-good. That's how good these are. Let me start off by saying I love chocolate. Now add in some flavours you don't always see in chocolate bars, and I will go crazy. I decided to make my own chocolate bonbons because I enjoy tempering chocolate …

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