Preparing Matcha tea isn't as straight forward as your usual tea.
Originating from Japan, there's a bit of a ritual to the preparation along with a few varieties in how to prepare it which we've provided in some links below!
Steps To Make Matcha Green Tea:
Following steps should be followed to make awesome matcha green tea:
Step 1 - Sift the Matcha!
Place one or two tablespoons into your cup with a sifter. It doesn't really matter what size you use, but be sure to use one with fine holes to make sure all of the Green Matcha tea is properly separated.
Once that's done, it's time to move on to the next step! Don't worry, there's only three steps so after a few tries you'll be a Matcha tea pro in no time.
Step 2 - Add the water to the Matcha!
Carefully place around 60 milliliters to your prewarmed cup. Pre-warming is an important part of the tea-making ritual, along with it being a common practice in higher-end coffee shops.
For best results, try to use water that's just under a boil.
Step 3 - Mix the Matcha!
Mix the Green Matcha Tea powder until it starts to froth up. That's when you know it's nearly done!
If you've sifted properly in step one, you shouldn't have to worry about any clumps and the consistency should be free of any imperfections.
Step 4 - Drink the Matcha!
And that's it really! It's an easy and fast ritual that takes a little more preparation than your usual tea, but it's well worth it for both the taste and the health benefits it provides.
We have premium quality Matcha tea available to buy here online at Tea Life.
Check it out here!
Videos of Additional Green Matcha Tea Recipes
If you're a Matcha lover, you're going to love these!
With everything from Instant Matcha Energy Drink, to Matcha Coconut Cake - consider this the bible of matcha tea recipes.
Click on the heading to see the videos on how to prepare these amazing teas!
- If words aren't your thing, here's an easy to follow video guide on making matcha tea.
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