How to Make Matcha

Making an easy cup of Matcha (either Straight Up or Latte) has never been easier, especially with the convenient Matcha Tea Shaker

Let's begin with this easy step by step video: 

Want to know two different ways to make and enjoy a cup of Matcha Green Tea? 

  1. The TRADITIONAL WAY (made with water) 

  2. The MODERN WAY (made with water & milk to create a latte)

HOW TO MAKE A TRADITIONAL JAPANESE STYLE MATCHA

  1. Take 2 bamboo tea scoops (around 1 teaspoon) of Matcha and place into the included tea strainer which sits on top of the Tea Shaker (with lid removed). 
Scoop of Matcha
2.Push the Matcha through the tea strainer into the shaker. This ensures the Matcha powder is nice and fine with no lumps. 
Push Matcha through sieve
3.Remove the tea strainer and fill shaker with around 120 ml (1/2 cup) of water or milk and close the cap tightly (optimum temperature is 80 degrees). Shake the bottle about 10-20 times from up to down. Make sure the cap, silicon ring and bottle are tightly shut. 
Shake Matcha
4. Pour the Matcha into a cup or bowl to enjoy. 

Matcha in bowl

HOW TO MAKE A MODERN CAFE STYLE MATCHA LATTE 

Matcha Latte

 
INGREDIENTS:
1 teaspoon of Matcha Powder (2 heaped bamboo scoops)
1 teaspoon of Honey / Maple Syrup
1/4 cup hot water (no hotter than 80c)
1 cup of Milk of your choice 
METHOD:
1. Push Matcha through a sieve into cup or Tea Shaker to make powder extra fine
2. Add water to Matcha and blend with a bamboo whisk or use the Tea Shaker to dissolve powder.
3. Heat Milk on stove (For an Iced Latte - used chilled milk) 
4. Add Sweetener (optional)
5. Whisk or use Tea shaker to combine once more
6. Pour into cup of your choice (For Iced, add in ice cubes) 
7. Top with extra Matcha powder if desired 
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    Tea Shaker

    If you don’t own a Tea Shaker, simply follow these steps instead to make a cup of Matcha:

    1. Push the Matcha Powder through a sieve into your cup 
    2. Pour in around 1/2 cup of hot water (no hotter than 80 degrees)
    3. Blend the Matcha and liquid by mixing with a spoon vigorously (Tip - you can also use a hand held milk frother to blend) 
    4. Top up with Hot water (or frothed milk if you're making a Latte)  and enjoy. 
    Shop our range of high quality, Japanese sourced Matcha Green Tea Powders and Tea Shaker Sets here