Matcha - Superior

Matcha - Superieur 1
Matcha - Superior

Matcha - Superior

​This fine quality Matcha will never disappoint you. Picked from tea plants that are more than 30 years old.

These handpicked Tencha leaves represent the top level of the Japanese tea bush, the leaves are finally ground in small granite mills.

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Amount 30 grams Ingredients Japanese green tea Find two matcha recipes below Very delicate and refined, this top quality matcha has a velvety, mellow texture and a sweet, smooth fragrance. It is processed specially for making Koicha(the thick tea drunk during the tea ceremony). The liquor has a very pleasant and intense aroma.

How to make matcha

To start there are two ways to prepare matcha:
  • Koicha: thick matcha. Has a consistency similar to runny honey. Smoother and sweeter than Usucha.
  • Usucha: thin matcha. Is made of any kind of matcha, though higher qualities are preferred to obtain a proper cup.

How to prepare Usucha tea?

  1. Warm the bowl: Pour hot water into the bowl to roughly a third of its volume, then dip just the prongs of the whisk in the water (chasen). When the bowl is warm enough, tip out the water and dry the bowl with a clean towel.
  2. Place 2 spoons of matcha (around 2 gr.) in the bowl, using the bamboo spoon. It is best to sieve the powder first to eliminate lumps.
  3. Pour around 80 ml hot water (65-75°C / 150-170°F) into the bowl.
  4. Hold the bowl in one hand and, with the other, beat the mixture sharply with a whisk, in a W shape, until it forms a smooth foam. The Matcha is now ready to drink.

How to prepare Koicha tea?

  1. Warm the bowl: Pour hot water into the bowl to roughly a third of its volume, then dip just the prongs of the whisk (chasen) in the water. When the bowl is warm enough, tip out the water and dry the bowl with a clean towel.
  2. Place 4 spoons of matcha (around 4 gr.) in the bowl, using the bamboo spoon. You are strongly advised to sieve the matcha powder finely before placing it in the bowl.
  3. Pour around 40 ml hot water (65-75°C / 140-150°F) in the bowl, just enough to cover the Matcha powder.
  4. Unlike Usucha, Koicha must NOT have a foamy consistency. You must therefore not beat it too vigorously or rapidly. Mix slowly, stirring with the whisk in a clockwise direction. You should obtain a tea with a thick and smooth consistency.

*If your order is received by us before 3 p.m., we will ensure that it is shipped the same day. After this you will receive a Track & Trace code at the specified email address, with which you can see when your package will arrive. In 99% of the cases, the package is delivered the next day in The Netherlands, in some cases your parcel may be delayed due to force majeure.

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