...It wasn’t until much later on, in the year 1191 that tea really started growing as a culture after being reintroduced by the Zen priest Eisai, who brought the seeds to Kyoto - the capital and cultural center of Japan at the time. (Read more)
Aside form drinking tea gong fu style or in the case of matcha, cha no yu, mixing tea with alcoholic beverages is also becoming very popular. You might be surprised how well these two beverages go together! Give the Matcha Martini a try and if you like it feel free to experiment with other teas and alcohol combinations. (Read more)
Globally, the popularity of Matcha has seen constant growth to the point where it is now considered a formal ingredient. It takes beverage form, dessert form, and all forms in between with a variety of temperatures, techniques, and tastes. But here, we'll focus on the most traditional way of preparing matcha, in it's most traditional form: served as a cup of hot tea. (Read More).
We believe this Matcha-inspired recipe is a great addition to any party, friends gathering, a relaxing night at home, or even to your daily lunches. You can eat it as a dip, inside of a sandwich, or perhaps as a salad dressing. Very vibrant and very green. Plus, the flavor combos are endless! (Read more)