by Desiree Pore
People share a common love for food, that’s a fact. But what comes with eating are health risks over unhealthy meals. Here’s where matcha comes in. Since matcha is known as a versatile ingredient and is healthier than your regular cup of coffee, you’ll feel less guilty the next time you decide to binge eat. Here we’ve curated matcha-filled desserts with a pinch of healthy for you to try next.
Matcha Beer, Arigatori Yakitori-Ya
Okay so this is not a dessert, but it has matcha in it so it counts. To prove that anything goes with green tea, why not try Arigatori Yakitori-Ya’s matcha flavored beer? You can partner it with one of their yakitori meals.
Acacia Grove, Multinational Ave. cor. Judea Ext., Multinational Village, Paranaque
Matcha Soufflé Pancake, Le Petit Soufflé
Le Petit Soufflé’s a light matcha soufflé pancake dusted with icing sugar and matcha powder served with creme anglaise and maple syrup. Included also on their menu is a cold matcha matte with matcha softee. Two words: matcha heaven.
Le Petit Soufflé
3/F Century City Mall, Makati City
Matcha Churros Ice Cream, Churreria La Lola
Churros is one thing, churros AND matcha? We certainly want one! Churreria La Lola’s matcha churros ice cream is a must try for both churros and matcha lovers, as it comes with a big scoop of matcha flavored ice cream.
Churreria La Lola
4/F SM Aura, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City
Matcha Green Tea Tiramisu, Ooma
Ooma offers a tiramisu infused with matcha tea that complements well with a pinch of coffee and rhum. Rhum? Yes please!
3/F Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
Matcha Shortcake, Kissako Uji Matcha Café
A café with the word matcha in it is ought to be included in this list. Kissako Uji Matcha Café’s matcha shortcake is a three layer matcha infused sponge cake that’s filled with Japanese cream that’ll surely make you crave for some more matcha.
Kissako Uji Matcha Café
Pioneer Center Supermart, Kapitolyo, Pasig City