It doesn’t come as a surprise that serious foodies fly all the way to Japan just to sample authentic matcha desserts. Japan, after all, is the birthplace of matcha – one of the hottest dessert trends in the foodiesphere. It’s amazing how that green tea powder can be transformed into many kinds of desserts, but leave it to the Japanese to figure it out.
If you’ve never tried matcha, you should know that it’s an acquired taste. You are hit by a strange grass-y flavor which evolves beautifully into a distinctly subtle sweetness. There is a wealth of selection of matcha desserts in Tokyo such as ice cream, cream puffs, croissants and mousse.
Here are the best places to have matcha desserts in Tokyo.