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Ombré Hojicha & Matcha Mille Crepe Cake

ombre hojicha & matcha mille crepe cake - pigoutyvr

It’s almost half a year since my last attempt on mille crepe cake. This time, I am making an Ombré Hojicha & Matcha Mille Crepe Cake. After all those unsuccessful attempts on my Purple Yam Mille Crepe Cake, I finally got the hang of it. This is a triple-layer mille crepe cake, which is comprised of hojicha, matcha, and genmaicha crepes. In between layers, I used hojicha and matcha whipped cream to give a more pungent flavor.

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tang yuan with matcha lava filling - pigoutyvr

Tang Yuan with Matcha Lava Filling (抹茶流心湯圓)

We often pair Tang Yuan with black sesame or peanut fillings, and I got to admit these classic flavors are my all-time favorite. But this year, I decided to make a filling using the leftover ingredients from Airy Nama ChocolateTang Yuan with Matcha Lava Filling. I made numerous attempts to get the perfect water-power ratio, so you don’t have to do all the hard work. It is fun and easy to make!

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Airy Nama Chocolate - pigoutyvr

Airy Nama Chocolate (空氣巧克力)

Are you looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift? If yes, this recipe would just be perfect for you. Airy Nama Chocolate is my new favourite chocolate, and it uses 3 simple ingredients and takes less than 20 minutes to prepare. It was a pleasure to collaborate with MUJI Canada and Paragon Tea Room to host a virtual workshop via Zoom. And in case you missed this workshop, I included our video, recipe, and some frequently asked questions below.

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Shao Bing with Matcha & pu'er Custard Cream - pigoutyvr

Shao Bing with Tea Infused Custard Cream Filling

Over the weekend, I wanted to make Shao Bing with my limited pantry. It is a common Chinese pastry made with glutinous rice flour. It is an inexpensive treat that doesn’t require an oven or electric mixer. Instead of the classic red bean paste filling, I made some Tea-Infused Custard Cream, so it oozes out when biting into it. It may sound like so much work, but I promise it is easier than it sounds.

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