Matcha is finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves.
The green tea plants used for Matcha are shade-grown for three to four weeks before harvest.
The stems and veins of harvested Matcha tea are removed during processing to make perfect ground powder.
Nutrition information (average)
Matcha green tea one servicing (½ tsp or 1 gram)
306mg of protein, 272mg total amino acids, and 50mg of lipids, potassium (27mg), magnesium (2.3 mg) calcium (4.2mg), zinc (. 062mg), phosphorus (3.5mg) and iron (17mg). All figures are indicative purpose only and figures may vary by season, harvesting time and harvesting area.
How to information
Matcha can be drunk with hot water mix and you can adjust thickness to suite. You can sprinkle over ice cream or mix with it, Matcha tea, Matcha Late, Matcha Ice cream are all so well known names. You will find many menu cooking with Matcha too.