Green apple matcha is a delightful energy drink that has the unforgettable apple appeal and the fine velvety matcha lightness. This drink is ideal as a cold drink for many social occasions where people need to sample a delicious herbal tea that reminds them of everyday benefits. In addition, it can also be taken as a hot brew in those cold winter nights, accompanied by an exciting book or just quietly thinking of life's twists and turns.
Green apple matcha, with its deep green color and tangy fruity taste, reminds it many drinkers of the excellent goodness of herbal teas. Its fruity flavor also lends its appeal to many social gatherings where the fine advantages of imbibing a natural apple-based drink can be fully enjoyed and lastingly appreciated. Green apple matcha stands in a class of its own as far as great tasting herbal teas are concerned.
For those who want to include the long lasting taste and visual appeal of the apple fruit, green apple matcha is their answer in a beverage. This exquisite tasting tea can be appreciated by all age groups because it borders on sweet, with a touch of tanginess for that lingering green apple delight.
- Matcha + Fruits
Most people think that making Matcha the traditional way is not easy. However, this is far from the truth if you know the simple secret and techniques of making Matcha. Preparing and whisking Matcha to make it frothy on the surface can be a fun and wonderful experience when serving Matcha to yourself and a visual treat when serving it to your guests.
Here is the basic way to prepare a bowl of Matcha. Be sure to view the video as well to further assist you in whisking the perfect froth for your Matcha green tea. You may need a couple tries in the beginning to make a nice creamy froth but once you get the hang of it, the satisfaction of attaining perfection will bring you joy as you relax to enjoy a nice healthy and wholesome bowl of Matcha made just by you.
- Before adding hot water to Matcha, it is recommended that Matcha is sifted using a tea strainer or a sifter to avoid clumps of Matcha from forming in the tea.
- Place about two bamboo tea scoops (1/2 to 1 tsp.) of Matcha powder in the bowl.
- Add 2 to 3 oz. of pre-boiling water to the bowl (~180F / ~80C). Boiling water may not be the most suitable for Matcha because it does not bring out the best flavor and the natural mild sweetness of the tea.
- Using the bamboo whisk: whisk briskly with the motion of making the letter "M" or "W." Simply an up and down motion will do as well. The whisking brings oxygen into the tea to create a nice frothy layer on the surface with many air bubbles. (Optional) To remove the air bubbles, simply lift the whisk slightly and lightly stroke the surface of the froth a few times until air bubbles have completely disappeared. Using soft water is best for Matcha green tea and any other Japanese green teas.
- Depending on personal preference, add more water to adjust for desired taste.
Remember to add more water only AFTER whisking.
Three Key Points
- Amount of Matcha (two scoops or 1/2 to 1 tsp)
- Amount of water (starting with 2~3oz. water)
- Temperature of water (not boiling, approx. 180F/80C)
How to Maintain Freshness of Matcha
- Keep in the refrigerator or freezer
- Keep away from any moisture and direct contact to light
- Keep away from items with strong odor
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