Matcha Musings — food

What does Matcha taste like?

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If you've never had the chance to try Matcha, it's definitely a unique taste to experience. 

What struck me at first when tasting Matcha for the first time was the sweet yet savoury flavour like nothing I had experienced before.

I later heard the Japanese word Umami which translates to pleasant or beautiful taste. It's not sweet, not sour, not salty nor bitter.

It's just a pleasant taste that you can't really describe. 

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