Matcha pasta on a flower bed

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There is green tea in my pasta and my plate looks like a garden today. Happy !

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Add 1 tbs of matcha (green tea powder) to 1 cup of flour or semolina, mix well and make pasta as usual.
I like them thick and thin, that depends on days. This time, the mood was for thick tagliatelle.

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I used what was in the fridge : like leafy mini daikon (leaves had been eaten, I wonder by who…), red cabbage and carrot. A dry chili. New onion. Stir-fry in olive oil. Season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.

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Add in the cooked pasta. Yes, there were 2 volumes of veggies for one of pasta. That’s the perfect ratio.

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Serve with 2 sides, well 2 desserts…

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A season citrus. It’s a sort of pomelo. It’s very sweet and flavored, not bitter at all.
子夏 (konatsu) or 日向夏 (hyuganatsu). The first name means “little Summer”.

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Homemade soy yogurt.

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Matcha arare (green tea sweet crackers)

抹茶あられ They are the sweet version of these :

DIY arare crackers

I fried them the same way. And I rolled them in a mix of matcha (green tea powder) and sugar :

Enjoy with a cup of hot green tea !

Kabocha mousse et matcha au lait



A cute mini-meal, totally in this season’s mood.

A mousse made of mashed boil kabocha, pumpkin spices, a little sugar (optional), (veg) whipped cream and cream cheese. The stalk is made of cream cheese, passed in green powder and sugar.

The matcha au lait is a big hit in Japanese fast-food coffes. Matcha green tea powder and foamed milk.

Grapefruit and matcha green tea muesli


A very fruity raw muesli with 2 touches of bitterness : matcha green tea and ruby grapefruit.

Grated apple and oats, mixed a few hours before. Yes, there is more fruit that grain. These apples are now plenty and delicious, let’s splurge !

Then I’ve added sweetened matcha green tea. Matcha is the powdered tea for ceremony. The cheapest sweet version is perfect for desserts or like here.

Added grapefruit.

A few spoonfuls of yogurt.

That was a refreshing delicious brunch.