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ARCHIVE FOR April, 2006

Jin Patisserie

The other week, I finally had the opportunity to visit a bakery I’ve had my eye on for years, Jin Patisserie. With a beautiful sense of style, adventurous use of flavors and strong focus on tea, Jin Patisserie is a large source of inspiration for the work I do for my own bakery. Owner Kristy [...]

by on April 22nd, 2006
Now Available Online

UPDATE: The sale has been extended through May 31, 2006 so you can order Tea Sweets for Mom Tea Sweets are now online! We’re selling our new Chai Almond, Green Tea, Earl Grey & Currant and Lemongrass & Ginger cookies online through April 30. Each flavor of cookie is decoratively wrapped in sets of three [...]

by on April 19th, 2006
New York Times!

Today Amai Tea & Bake House got its first press mention in the New York Times. It’s a small note about how we supply baked goods to Tavalon Tea Bar in Union Square. My favorite part about the article is how we’re mentioned right next to one of my favorite places in the city, Balthazar [...]

by on April 12th, 2006

I often shop at the Sunrise Mart, a Japanese grocery store in Astor Place. While browsing their shelves I came across several different cookies, cakes and buns from a Japanese bakery named Panya. I looked up the address for Panya online and realized it was right next to the Sunrise Mart, where I found the [...]

by on April 9th, 2006
Greenish-Brown Tea Cookie

Immediately after I make my green tea cookies they are bright green in color. I use a high quality matcha from one of the best tea shops in the city, since I don’t like the bitterness found in many cooking matchas (which are significantly cheaper) and it results in a nice, bright cookie with a [...]

by on April 8th, 2006

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by Matt Lewis

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by Andrea Dinoto

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An interest, that turned into a blog, that turned into a career. Kelli Bernard is now the owner and baker of Amai Tea & Bake House.

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