Notes of umami, freshly cut grass and a light sweetness.
Kyoto, Mie and Nara, Japan.
Our Organic Matcha is made from shade grown gyokuro leaves which have their stems removed and are then stone ground to a fine powder . A perfect tea for everyday consumption when whisked with water and is also great when used in smoothies, baking, on cereal or mixed with milk for a matcha latte.
Per cup:1 ½ tsp 70°C whisk for 15 seconds
Sift 1.5 tsp of matcha into a small bowl. Whisk with a small amount of water. Once mixed, add 100ml more water and whisk in a "W" shape to form a froth. Sit, take your time, take in your surroundings and enjoy.
45 brews per pack | £0.25 per brew
Matcha, the focal point of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, is a fine powder made by grinding green tea leaves. Only the finest, young, shade-grown gyokuro tea leaves are used to create matcha. The leaves are plucked and laid out flat to dry. Veins are removed and the leaves, now called tencha, are carefully ground in granite mills until they become the precious powder.
Our Matcha uses tea leaves harvested in autumn from Kyoto, Mie and Nara, blended based on taste to produce a high quality organic matcha that would otherwise cost much more. We mainly use tea gardens which have been doing organic production for more than 40 years, ensuring that the highest standards are kept in both the preparation of the tea and the farming methods used to protect and enhance the local wildlife.
Easy preparation is achieved by placing 1 teaspoon of matcha per cup (or to taste) in a cup, adding a few drops of hot water 70ºC and stirring with a spoon until a paste forms. Add the rest of the water and stir.
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