Matcha 101

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Matcha can be prepared as a tea or used as an ingredient. We offer guidelines and ideas.

Using a bamboo whisk and a tea bowl.

Watch this video to see step-by-step
Matcha tea preparation.

Preparing matcha this way is calming and centering - letting you take in the beauty of the moment. Dont worry about the steps too much. Think of it as just adding water to tea. It becomes intuitive over time.

Matcha As An Ingredient

Matcha Latte

Green Tea Mousse

Matcha Smoothie

Green Tea Ice Cream

Cafe grade matcha, or ingredient grade, is used in cooking and drink making recipes. It is stronger in taste and will hold up to sweeteners and other ingredients. Experiment with adding cafe grade matcha to yogurt shakes, milk drinks and cocktails. Use a blender for mixing with things like yogurt and ice cream. Use an electric whisk for milk drinks and cocktails. Find these and more easy and fun Matcha recipes here.

MATCHA LATTE RECIPE

- Add 6 oz of hot or cold milk to 1 teaspoon matcha and froth, shake, stir, invent...

- Then, Tweet us a picture of your creation!

Matcha In a Cup

- Heat spring or filtered water

- In cup: Add a few drops of hot water to matcha powder and mix into a paste with spoon.

- Add more hot water to paste mixture and stir. Try 1 teaspoon to 6 ounces of water. Adjust measurement to suite taste.

- Matcha is ready to drink!