Uncle Tetsu

Matcha Cupcakes with Azuki Bean Buttercream

Matcha Cupcakes with Azuki Bean Buttercream

A girl friend had requested to replicate Uncle Tetsu's green tea Madeleines on my Instagram, not knowing it was not something I had made before. Upon request, I went to attempt these Madeleines at her place without the azuki bean filling in the center. I used my mini muffin pan to bake them. Surprisingly, it was a simple recipe and it turned out better than I had expected! 

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Japanese Cheesecake

Japanese Cheesecake

Uncle Tetsu has been all the rage in Toronto ever since it opened up on Bay and Dundas. Line-ups would start before the store was open. Some people could be waiting up to 3 hours just to try a piece of Uncle Tetsu’s cheesecake! What was so special about this Japanese cheesecake? Isn’t it the same as the ones in the Asian bakery stores?

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