Asia

Matcha Tea Doughnuts

Matcha Tea Doughnuts

A wonderful summertime indulgence, these matcha doughnuts are garnished with edible daisy petals

Grilling Around the World

Global Grilling: How To

To revamp your barbecue basics with new, international flavors, check out this international grilling guide

Smithsonian—Japan

The Art of Tea in Japan: Early Storage Containers

The Freer and Sackler Galleries, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, give Try The World the skinny on the history of matcha tea and its influence over our favorite storage container

Soba Noodles with Lime-Broiled Shrimp

Soba Noodles with Lime-Broiled Shrimp

Soba is simply the Japanese word for buckwheat, the variety of grain used to make this noodle. In this preparation, served cold, its earthy taste is balanced with plenty of zest and spice

Matcha Shortbread Cookies

Matcha Shortbread Cookies

These delicate butter cookies are a riff on traditional shortbread from Scotland. They’re delicious on their own, dipped into tea or milk, or served alongside other sweets

Sake Martini

Sake Martini

This Japanese riff on the classic cocktail replaces vodka or gin with sake, an alcohol that outdates the others by centuries

Matcha Parfait

Matcha Parfait

Layering each ingredient in the serving glass is impressive and sure to wow your dinner guests

Scallop Ceviche: Before and After

Scallop Ceviche

Curing raw bay scallops in citrus makes for a delicate and remarkably fresh start to the meal. House Foods ginger paste, reminiscent of sashimi and sushi condiments, lends a bright note to the dish.