Matcha Madeleines

These delicate little French pastries have an added oriental twist with the addition of Japanese Matcha tea powder. Luckily I can easily find this tea at the nearby “Parliamo del The'” tea shop just down the street where I live. They are so easy to make if you have the shell shaped madeleine tins otherwise you could also use small cupcake pans. Continue reading

Matcha Cheesecake Brownies

These Matcha Cheesecake Brownies combine two favoite recipes – cheesecake and brownies. The cheesecake layer has an extra ingredient that really sets this recipe apart from any other: Matcha tea powder. This amazing special green tea (produced from the top two new leaves of every branch) has ten times more antioxidants than regular green tea. Being quite rich as a dessert, having these extra antioxidants certainly won’t hurt! Continue reading

Matcha Tea Roll

This matcha tea roll makes a perfect dessert. It’s light and luscious at the same time, full of healthy antioxidant properties of the matcha tea powder. A cup of tea enhances this dessert even more. It’s also one of the easiest cakes that I’ve ever made and has become a favourite of practically anyone who tastes it! I found the matcha tea powder in Monza at “Parliamo di The’ ” a wonderful tea shop that has everything you need for teas and tisanes. They even serve a wide range of teas and special pastries. Continue reading