The traditional tea of the Japanese tea ceremony. Matcha is made from finely powdered tender green tea leaves known as Tencha in the Aichi Prefecture in Japan. Matcha has a clean, slightly sweet vegetal flavor and aroma and brilliant green color. Learn our Matcha Latte Recipe, a favorite of ours here at Smith Teaworks.
For best flavor, bring freshly drawn water to 175 degrees. Add between 1/2 and 1 teaspoon matcha per cup. Whisk vigorously for at least 30 seconds. Drink while contemplating this floating world. Learn how to make a matcha latte.