Tag Archives: sweets

Green Tea Matcha Chocolate

The last recipe I posted was for homemade Japanese Nama Chocolate – and I thought the “matcha” version would just be a change in a couple of ingredients.  Boy, was I wrong!  The recipe is just as simple but it deserves … Continue reading

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Homemade Japanese Nama Chocolate

My friend Luciana who lived in Japan for many years recently invited me over to serve a very special Japanese tea she received as a gift from her husband. I was very excited to try this tea, but little did … Continue reading

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Biscotti… with a twist

Everyone likes biscotti! Traditional Italian biscotti (or “cantucci” as they are known in Italy) are from Tuscany and are enjoyed with Vin Santo (Tuscan dessert wine). They are commonly known as biscotti (plural for biscotto, which means “twice-baked”) because no … Continue reading

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