Matcha is a finely ground green tea powder that is traditionally enjoyed whisked to a delightful froth. Grown and produced with care by Henta in Kagoshima, This organic matcha is made from theOkimidoricultivar and brews up smooth, verdant, and clump-free. It is sure to impress the pickiest matcha connoisseurs!
Origin: Kagoshima, Japan
Brew Color: Emerald
Benefits: Energizing, may increase metabolism and help fight fat, contains antioxidants
Flavor Profile: Crisp, grassy, and vegetal
Size: 3 oz. tin
How to Brew
Start with filtered water for the best brew.
You will need: a matcha whisk, a tea bowl, a matcha spoon or teaspoon, and a matcha strainer (optional)
Add 2 scoops or 1 teaspoon of matcha to the bowl. A strainer may be used to sift the matcha free of clumps. Adjust amount of matcha to your preferences.
Slowly add 1/3 cup of hot water (~175°F).
Lightly press the matcha whisk into the bowl and whisk in a quick back and forth motion until a smooth layer of foam is created.
Note: The method above is to make usucha, or thin tea. The way to prepare matcha for the tea ceremony is known as koicha, or thick tea.