Matcha is an incredibly versatile ingredient, and New York restaurants and cafes have made good use of its potential. From warm matcha and buckwheat drinks to chocolate miso cakes topped with a matcha shiro-an, the possibilities are endless. Here are five matcha sweets we love. Let us know if we've missed your favorites!
'Ten Ren' on Serious Eats
Before the weather warms, go to Ten Ren on Mott Street for a cup of buckwheat matcha ($3) This thick, milky green tea is blended with toasted buckwheat for a warming drink that requires a bit of chew, almost like tapioca.
My boba and bubble tea cravings intensify during the summer months, when I'd gladly pass up my morning chocolate muffin for a cup of cold boba tea. Green milk tea or black sesame are the usual orders at my...