Matcha Latte Recipe

Matcha (抹茶 maccha) is Japanese stone-ground green tea powder, and it is rich in antioxidants! Matcha is the type of tea used in formal Japanese tea ceremonies. Because of its powder form, matcha can be easily added to baked goods and drinks. Here is a quick and easy recipe for hot matcha latte, which is perfect to sip on a cold winter day! Continue reading

Stollen: A holiday sweet from Germany

Stollen is the Christmas treat with probably the longest tradition in Germany, dating back to 1329. While there are numerous recipes for Stollen across the country's regions, the most famous Stollen comes from Sachsen (Saxony). One such recipe is for the Dresden Stollen, which is baked with marzipan, almonds and raisins. Continue reading

‘Tis Not Christmas Without Torrone

Torrone, the most popular Italian nougat candy, which, together with pandoro and panettone, has become a symbol of an Italian Christmas, is made of honey, sugar and egg white, with toasted almonds or other nuts, covered in edible rice paper and usually shaped into either a rectangular tablet or a round cake. Get the recipe. Continue reading