Coconut Chai Latte

Coconut Chai Latte

Warm, creamy Coconut Chai Latte infused with cinnamon, star anise, cloves, and cardamom. So delicious topped with frothy coconut milk. Includes video.

Matcha Latte

Matcha Latte

Frothy Matcha Latte, a delicious alternative to caffe latte. Matcha (green tea powder) combined with your choice of almond, soy, coconut or cow’s milk.

Tea Eggs

Tea Eggs

One of the most evocative aromas associated with the Chinese convenience stores in Malaysian shopping malls is the scent of Tea Eggs being cooked in a rice cooker. Strangely enough this popular snack cannot be found as street food or local cafes. It is fully and truly the monopoly of these stores who also sell…

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Ochazuke with Salted Egg

Ochazuke with Salted Egg and Campus Visits

Today I am going to share a very simple dish using the homemade salted eggs from my previous post. Ochazuke is rice in green tea normally accompanied by a variety of condiments, nori, and leftover side dishes seasoned with a little salt or soy sauce. Salted egg makes a wonderful accompaniment to ochazuke as it…

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Teh Halia (Ginger Tea)

Teh Halia (Ginger Tea) and a Winner!

This comforting Teh Halia (Ginger Tea) with condensed milk will surely warm you up on chilly days. The ginger flavor can be as light or strong as desired.

Lavender Tea

Lavender Tea

This has been an extremely wet and cold spring. In years past, vegetable plots would be sprouting and flower beds a riot of colors by this time. Not so this year. Most people are still huddled indoors. Even the crocuses, daffodils, and tulips are out later than usual. While April showers bring May flowers, showers…

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Ocha-zuke (Rice in Green Tea)

Ochazuke (Rice in Green Tea)

Ochazuke or rice in green tea is a quick and simple Japanese meal of rice steeped in green tea topped with savory condiments.

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Vadai and Teh Tarik

Vadai is a favorite Indian snack. Mom used to make these and my brothers and I really enjoyed them. They are crispy and crunchy on the outside and soft and moist on the inside. They are especially delicious, straight out of the pan. When cooled, it is best eaten with curry. I made some sweet…

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