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Matcha Mille Crepes: Our New Favourite Treat

Layered crepes are stacking up high on tea menus around the globe.

Matcha mille crepes

Photo: Mathieu Lévesque; Food Stylist: Marie-Élaine Thibault

Japan meets France in matcha mille crepes, the delicate treat that’s stacking up on high tea menus around the globe. London’s Kova Patisserie spreads custard between paper-thin, matcha-dusted sheets — perfect for pairing with an afternoon cup of sencha. At L’otus Cake Boutique in Richmond, B.C., top-tier Uji powder harvested near Kyoto adds earthy depth to 15 super-fine strata. And, with more layers than the Rachel, the matcha-cream-drenched slice at Overture in Taichung, Taiwan, takes the cake.

Kova Patisserie Unit, local 5, 9-12 St. Anne’s Court, London, 44-20-7494-9866
L’otus Cake Boutique, 8580 Cambie Rd., #103, Richmond, B.C., 604-285-9925
Overture, 366 Minsheng Rd., Taichung, Taiwan, 886-4-2301-6801

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