Matcha Green Tea Powder
What is Matcha?
Matcha has 10 times the benefits than green tea per serving because you are digesting the whole green tea leave, not just part when steeping in hot water. A rich source of vitamins that assist in energy, metabolic rate, anti-aging, cholesterol, blood sugar level, detoxifying and mental alertness and is loaded with antioxidants.
Processing of Matcha?
Matcha is harvest in the spring time (first flush). A couple weeks prior, farmers cover the tea plants reducing the amount of sunlight that reaches the plant. This step is call shading, it helps turn the leaves dark green, giving Matcha its distinct green color. After harvesting, the leaves are de-stemmed then air dried. Next, the leaves are sorted by grades, ground into fine bright green Matcha powder ready for consumption.
- For best results sift 1-2 tsp of Matcha in a bowl.
- Add 1/2 to 1 tsp of filtered water to your sifted Matcha, then mix to a paste.
- Add 6 oz of 75°C-(167°F) filtered hot water to your bowl. Move your Bamboo Whisk vigorously in a zig zag motion until the tea is frothy.
- Finished, ready to drink right from your Matcha bowl.
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