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Mugi-Chai: A Japanese twist on masala chai tea

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Mugi-Chai Makes 8 – 10 servings 2 cups mugicha (brewed extra dark) 1 (1 1/2-inch) piece cinnamon stick 5 green cardamom pods, lightly smashed 6 whole cloves 1/2 star anise 3 quarter-sized coins fresh ginger 2 teaspoons honey, or more to taste whole milk, to taste 1. In a medium saucepan, mix together the mugicha, […]

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Fridge Pickles & Tsukemono

On Monday I told you that I have a new big project in the works and I gave you some hints: 18, 40, 9, spicy, tomatoes, mush. One of my readers, Semsavblanc, guessed right . . . I'm adding another Fuji to the family! I am a little over 18 weeks along out of 40. […]

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