Green Tea Ice Cream

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Green Tea Ice Cream

Postby TeaFanatic » Feb 26th, '06, 01:17

So today I was at the grocery store, and I found some green tea ice cream from California. Has anyone else tried this ice cream? I will try it tonight and let you all know what I think.
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Postby teaspoon » Feb 26th, '06, 01:20

I've never found any in a grocery store at all so I can't vouch for the particular kind you bought, but I have LOOOOOVED the green tea ice cream I've gotten in Japanese restaurants. It's very yummy.

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Postby TeaFanatic » Feb 26th, '06, 01:37

Just had some 5 minutes ago, and it is very hard to describe. You can certainly taste the green tea, but it also tastes like there is a lot of sugar in it. I will have to go check the ingredients.

Also, it is good in small quantities but after awhile it kinda makes you sick to the stomach.
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Postby Snow on Cedar » Feb 26th, '06, 02:02

Of course there is lots of sugar in it! It's ice cream LOL
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Postby mijako10 » Feb 27th, '06, 00:48

I've had some soy green tea ice cream..... One word: yuck.
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Postby kodama » Mar 8th, '06, 01:35

Easy to find in San Francisco (and Osaka, but that should not be too surprising). It is one of my favorite kinds of ice cream - just a hint of the grassiness, otherwise vanilla-like. I think that it is usually made from cheep matcha - used as flavor for everything in Japan.
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