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6 things to look for when buying Matcha

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6 things to look for when buying Matcha

HOW DO YOU PICK THE BEST MATCHA TO DRINK? 

Well there are definitely a few key factors to consider to make sure you get it right!

Here are 6 things to keep in mind when purchasing delicious tasting Matcha to enjoy drinking.

 

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5 Ways Matcha Can Help You Boost Metabolism And Lose Weight

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5 Ways Matcha Can Help You Boost Metabolism And Lose Weight

Happy New Year to you all! 

Over here at Matcha Yu HQ, I have started the new year with a goal to move my body more, shed some kilos and feel fitter. 2020 was spent sitting down for long periods of time due to working from home during Melbourne's lockdown. I'm sure many of you out there can relate!

Did you know Matcha can be the perfect accompaniment to all kinds of exercise?

Matcha can help boost your metabolism and lose weight in 2021 and beyond.

So let's dive in and find out 5 reasons how!

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Journey to Happiness Podcast - Episode 25 with Erin of Matcha Yu Tea

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Journey to Happiness Podcast  - Episode 25 with Erin of Matcha Yu Tea

Was so thrilled to be invited onto the Journey To Happiness  Heart Driven Hustle Podcast recently!

It a little bit of Matcha education, a little bit about the business, a little bit about me and how my heart is at the centre of my hustle!

Learn about:

  • why I started the business in the first place
  • a bit about what Matcha is and it's significance in Japanese culture
  • tips for other business owners to keep going without burning out with practical self care routines
  • how to push past fear, self sabotage and anxiety by changing mindset

Bit of trivia - Did you know what Matcha means in Japanese?

Ma - means stone ground and Cha means Tea. So it literally means stone ground Green Tea Powder

How cool is that?

Enjoy the podcast and do give these guys a follow, they are awesome!

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10 Matcha cafes to visit in Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan!

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If you're a Matcha lover like us, the vast choice of Matcha flavoured treats to be found in Japan can be quite overwhelming.

So many things to try, so little time! Rest assured, it's a good problem to have! 

On our recent travels that took us to Tokyo and Kyoto, we tried to visit as many places on our Matcha cafe wishlist as possible.

While we were at it, discovered a whole lots of new ones to boot! BONUS! 

We're delighted to share a few with you now and we hope you add them to your list too. 

 

Rocca and Friends Truck Kyoto Matcha Latte

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Visiting our Award Winning Matcha Tea Farm in Uji, Japan

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With the trip to Japan but a distant memory, it's time to reminisce and share what wonderful experiences I had while there.

Very much a standout was the tea farm visit in Uji. Uji is a quaint town about 20 mins by train south of Kyoto (if you were travelling to Nara you would pass through it)

In Uji you can wander through a street called Byodoin Omotesando and literally smell the aroma of Matcha Green Tea in the air ahhh!

But more on that another time!

The main reason for visiting Uji was to meet the family behind the Tea Farm our Premium Matcha is sourced from and witness Ichibancha (or first harvest) that takes place in May each year. 

 

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