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THE WINNER OF THE GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS in the category of the Best Book in Cooking with Wine, Beer or Spirits for Books New Tastes in Green Tea is an original cookbook that ushers an underappreciated flavor into the kitchen as a beverage and a cooking ingredient. The range of recipes is startling. Green Tea Latte, Matcha Smoothie, or Iced Matcha au Lait take "the greens" in new directions. Mouthwatering recipes for gratin, quiche, pastas, and desserts will enliven the adventurous cook's culinary repertoire. While breaking fresh ground, New Tastes in Green Tea also covers the basics. Author Mutsuko Tokunaga, vice president of the World Green Tea Association, introduces the reader to the most popular types of traditional tea, the fine art of brewing a perfect cup, and the ins and outs of tea lore. Lavish images by two top food photographers provide the perfect visual accompaniment for making green tea a part of everyday life. This book arrives at the perfect time. With the growing awareness of the health benefits of this popular beverage, and the emergence of such innovative teas as vanilla hojicha and mango sencha, green tea is finding a place in more and more households. On the health front, the beneficial properties are almost too numerous to count. It is said to restrict the increase of blood cholesterol, control high blood pressure, lower blood sugar, refresh the body, deter food poisoning, help prevent cavities, fight viruses, and freshen skin. Whether you are looking for a bevy of palate-pleasing drinks or savory new food recipes, New Tastes in Green Tea is a must-have for anyone seeking to appreciate the versatility and elegant flavorings of one of the world's most healthful beverages.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 10.25" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Apr 9, 2004
Publisher Kodansha International
ISBN 4770029861 ISBN13 9784770029867
Availability 0 units.
More About Mutsuko Tokunaga, Jane Pettigrew, Yoko Toyozaki & Stuart Atkin
MUTSUKO TOKUNAGA is a Japanese food stylist and the vice president of the World Green Tea Association. She is the author of two books on tea in Japanese. Born in Kyushu, Japan, she regularly appears on Japanese radio and television and writes about cooking and tea for Japanese newspapers and magazines.
Reviews - What do customers think about New Tastes in Green Tea: A Novel Flavor for Familiar Drinks, Dishes, and Desserts?
Ambrosial Jan 27, 2008
If you are crazy about green tea, especially matcha, you will be pleased with this.
interesting material, good writing, good illustrations, pleasant graphic design Dec 12, 2007
I learned a lot about green tea from this book. It is a pleasant read and good reference.
Detailed Information on Green Tea Feb 6, 2007
This book will answer a lot of questions regarding green tea and its properties. The recipes included in the book are extremely easy and appetizing. We use this book as reference in our Tea Boutique all the time; it's a great addition to your tea library.
Introducing the reader to the most popular types tea Oct 11, 2004
Enthusiastically recommended for gourmet kitchen cookbook collections, New Tastes In Green Tea: A Novel Flavor For Familiar Drinks, Dishes, And Desserts by renowned Japanese food stylist Mutsuko Tokunaga (who is also the Vice President of the World Green Tea Association) covers all the basics in the course of introducing the reader to the most popular types of traditional tea, the fine art of brewing tea, as well as tea lore and the history of tea. Tokunage then goes on provide this full range cookbook with a culinary wealth of new recipes for drinks, savory and sweet dishes, and complete tea menus. From Green Tea Gnocchi; Green Tea Croquettes; and Matcha Seafood with Mushroom Gratin; to Salmon and Sencha Pie; Matcha Chiffon Cake; and Matcha Tiramisu, New Tastes In Green Tea is a unique compilation that will be deeply and enduringly appreciated by gourmets with an appreciation for culinary elegance, as well as family kitchen cooks with an interest in providing the beneficial properties of green tea to their loved ones.