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Cooking Rabbit Holes 

It starts with a desire to make pudding. I'm making pretty decent chocolate pudding, and I want to branch out it. So, I order some matcha powder in my next grocery store delivery.

Turns out, they don't have it, but I want this matcha pudding. So, I quickly discover r/matcha, and panic buy some matcha.

My grocery order comes in, and somehow the previous matcha is there. So now, I can go with the original plan.

But... what to do with this other matcha? Turns out in my panic, ordered I learned was a ceremonial matcha (for drinking), rather than culinary matcha (for cooking). So, I accidentally bought an opportunity to dive into the matcha tea drinking world.

This stuff is great. They make my morning. I love the routine that goes into it. I love drinking out of a tiny little bowl. I pair my matcha with some baked cinnamon sugar holes. Also delicious.

I run out of donut holes. But, I still have matcha. I have my routine, and I'll be damned if I have to change it.

So, I buy more donuts? Of course not, because it's not grocery delivery day. Instead, I learn to bake 'em at home. I somehow manage to find a recipe online along a mini muffin tin (what, you *don't* have a mini muffin pan lying around?), and bam!, now I have a weeks supply of homemade cinnamon sugar donuts.

Cooking Rabbit Holes 

@paul

Matcha is great stuff, and works even better at waking me up than coffee.

Do you also have the brush for making it foamy? I tried using it once at a public tea tasting, and I failed, which at least provided some entertainment for the Japanese people around me.

Cooking Rabbit Holes 

@ics Nah, no brush. I just use a small whisk.

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