12 September 2008

Iced green tea with japanese plum wine, a delightful concoction for Summer

Late Summer in Japan is usually blowing hot and cold. I find myself changing attire 2 or 3 times a day this week, in order to tackle the fickle temperature!

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On outright sizzling days like these afternoons, I'll jump at the opportunity to make some cold drinks to beat the heat . I know... ( sheepish grin ), it's awfully late and Autumn is closing in... I should have blogged about this much earlier... Honestly, I forgot to! Hahahaha!!! Well I thought I better blog about it now for ' amnesia ' may find me again next Summer. Wahahaha...


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Anyway, anybody remembers the Japanese Plum Wine I've blogged about here and here? Yep, the same wine again, and this time with... guess what? Japanese green tea!

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Now this isn't my formula, the TV commercial of the Japanese Plum Wine shared this ( I thought I heard ' phew 's =P ). Simply prepare some green tea, and get it chilled if it's some harsh heat you're battling there. To serve, mix green tea with Japanese plum wine, the ratio is 3:1. Add rocks for an icy cold finish.


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You may wish to figure out your preferred alcoholic level, and give it an extra punch. I thought that the combination as it is, is totally brilliant! I relish the subtle taste of wine within the refreshing green tea, it's a total delight for grownups, and perfect with a good dinner. Hic*



We're having a longer weekend as Japan is having a public holiday on Monday! I'll catch you soon when I'm back. Have a great weekend!




7 comments:

umekotyan said...

こんばんわ、スターダストさん
アワードを、ありがとうございます。
すてきな、旅にするように、私は、頑張るね。
ゆっくりと、応援して下さい。
私も、ゆっくりと、書くつもりです。

そして、梅酒は、おいしいですね。
いろんな飲み方で、食前酒にも、もってこいです。
ただ、アルコールは、それなりにあるので、
酔っぱらいには、注意だわ。:D

週末には、すばらしい、月を見ながら、
ぼーっと、フライミートゥザムーン、
月餅の出番。
もちろん、団子で充分ですよ。
ははは

from loved ume tyan

Jade said...

This concoction sounds good for weather here! Perfect!

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

It looks absolutely delightful!! I know if I could dabble into the spirits of wine, I know this is something I would love to try!

I hope you both have a wonderful long weekend!!!

{{Hugs}}

Michele

Piggy said...

Blame it on my poor imagination but I'm unable to visualise how green tea tastes like with plum wine. I'd love to hv a sip of that though! ;-)

stay-at-home mum said...

Thanks for sharing the recipe - esp for those of us who have summer all year round!! sounds really refreshing!

B.T.Bear (esq.) said...

This looks wunderful!!!

Did yu eat mooncake??? Is that soon? Or did I miss it?

:@D

Sorry I've just notist I dident hav yor link on my list of blogger buddies. Sorry! I think I tryd wun day wen blogger waz playin up, an cuddent, but then forgot to go bak an try agen. I've addid it now tho!

:@D

Stardust said...

梅子さん、応援しますので、頑張ってくださいね。梅酒は美味しくて、我慢できなくなるときもありますが。。。ハハハ!飲み過ぎないように、注意しますからね。

Jade, YES! I'm sure it works there. =)

Michele, thank you! Hugs.

Piggy, do try it when you're out of SA!

SAHM, yes dear, it should work there!

Bob, I've not eaten mooncake fer yearsss ( count the 's's an you'll noe how meny ). Japan dusen't have mooncakes everywhere. =( De linking matter, it's really OK!! Nose hugs.