Matcha is a delicious and healthy drink from Japan that’s taken the world by storm. Instead of tea leaves, matcha is always in powdered form, and its bright green colour might be a bit shocking to first-timers. There are in fact no additives or food colouring in pure matcha, it is made entirely from green tea leaves, ground so fine that they don’t resemble tea leaves at all. In this article, we explore how matcha is made, from how its grown to how it becomes the powder we all can’t get enough of.
You may have heard about matcha a lot in recent years. The powder, with its signature vibrant green colour has been popping up in trendy cafes, in the form of tasty matcha lattes, and even cakes and dessert. The health-conscious are raving about it too- they say matcha has a slew of health benefits and may even help you lose weight. But what exactly is matcha? Read on to find out everything you need to know about this delicious, magical tea.Read more