Green Tea Over Rice (Ochazuke) Recipe

Green Tea Over Rice (Ochazuke) Recipe

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 24th Jul 2019

Ochazuke is a quick-to-prepare traditional Japanese dish made by pouring green tea over cooked rice and topping it with a sprinkle of savories. It has been around in one form or another since at lea … read more
Making Tea with Children Helps Teach Values

Making Tea with Children Helps Teach Values

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 14th May 2019

In Japan, the tea ceremony is more than an artistic pastime for preparation and presentation of matcha. The ideals which it represents serve as tools for teaching children personal and social values … read more
Matcha Salt Garnish Recipe (Matcha Shio)

Matcha Salt Garnish Recipe (Matcha Shio)

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 25th Jun 2014

Ready In: 2 Minutes  Recipe Makes: 2½ teaspoons Matcha shio is an umami-rich Japanese traditional seasoning. It has a clean, sophisticated taste and aroma and adds a … read more
How to Make Hojicha Latte at Home

How to Make Hojicha Latte at Home

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 24th May 2012

Ready In: 10 Minutes  Recipe Makes: 2 cups  Stop by any Starbucks in Japan, and you will see “Hojicha Latte” on the menu. Hojicha latte is a highly flavorful, umami-rich … read more