Spotlight: Matcha - HOW TO PREPARE MATCHA
MATCHA - 抹茶
A daily matcha is more than just a precious moment of calm, it’s also an investment in your future self.
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HOW TO PREPARE MATCHA
Making a cup of matcha is very simple! A daily cup of matcha is simple pleasure and mood booster and will make a difference in your everyday life. Follow our step-by-step brewing guide below, you'll be able to make a perfect cup of matcha in just a few minutes.
<1> Scoop one teaspoon (2g) of matcha powder.
*2 spoonfuls when using a chashaku – scoop
<2> Using a tea strainer, sift the matcha powder into your tea bowl to get rid of any clumps.
<3> Boil soft, filtered or bottled spring water and cool water to 80°C.
Pour 60-70ml of hot water into the tea bowl.
<4> Whisk vigorously for 20s using the chasen - bamboo whisk. Move the chasen in a back and forth motion (drawing a “W” shape) using your wrist.
<5> After an even layer of foam has formed, whisk the surface of the tea until it has a rich creamy texture. Draw a round circle from the centre of the bowl and lift the whisk.
<6> Take a moment. Breathe. And enjoy your bowl of Matcha!