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Bamboo Tea Scoop

Bamboo Tea Scoop

Regular price $4.95 AUD
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A BAMBOO TEA SCOOP TO MEASURE YOUR TEA

Is it your first purchase? Simply use code "FREESCOOP" at checkout to receive one of these Bamboo Tea Scoops for Free! 

Please note you don't have to add this product to cart, it will simply ship automatically. 

Traditionally known as a Chashaku, this beautiful BAMBOO TEA MEASURING SCOOP allows you to easily measure the right amount of Matcha or Houjicha to then place into the sieve of the Tea Shaker or your cup.

It also provides an easy way to add a spoon of your tea to smoothies, when baking and more! 

To clean simply wipe with dry cloth or paper towel. There is no need to wash the scoop. As the bamboo is porous it is best to keep it dry. 

Dimensions: 17cm long

How to Use

Making a cup of Matcha has never been easier, especially when using our convenient Matcha Shaker.  There are two main ways to make Matcha which are:  

1. Modern Style Matcha Latte (with Milk)

2. Traditional Style Matcha (With Water)

    HOW TO MAKE A MODERN STYLE MATCHA LATTE

    Matcha Latte
     
    INGREDIENTS:
    1/2 teaspoon (2 grams) 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 a cup or Matcha Shaker to make powder extra fine.
    2. Add water to Matcha and blend with a bamboo whisk or use Matcha Shaker to dissolve the powder.
    3. Heat Milk on the stove (For an Iced Latte - used chilled milk) 
    4. Add Sweetener (optional)
    5. Whisk or use a Matcha shaker to combine once more
    6. Pour into a cup of your choice (For Iced, add in ice cubes) 
    7. Top with extra Matcha powder if desired 
    Tea Shaker
      If you don't own our Matcha 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 handheld milk frother or bamboo whisk to blend) 
      4. Top up with Hot water (or frothed milk if you're making a Latte)  and enjoy. 

      HOW TO MAKE A TRADITIONAL STYLE MATCHA

      Japanese Matcha Green Tea in Chawan

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

      Watch an Easy Step by Step Video Here:

        Shop our range of high quality, Japanese Matcha Green Tea Powders & Starter Sets here

        Health Benefits

        The health benefits of drinking antioxidant-rich Matcha Green Tea are many.

        Matcha Health Benefits

        It provides: 

        • a natural energy boost which keeps you going all day
        • feelings of calm, keeping anxious thoughts & stress away
        • improved focus and concentration
        • detoxifying which helps fight free radicals and effects of ageing
        • help with a healthy immune system
        • boosted metabolism and help with weight loss

        Let's break it down in a little more detail below so you can see how Matcha can transform your mind and body for the better.

        PROVIDES NATURAL ENERGY 

        Coffee vs Matcha Caffeine Energy Levels Graphic

        • Matcha does contain caffeine which provides energy, but only 1/3 of the amount found in coffee. Matcha provides a slow steady release of caffeine into the blood stream, sustaining you over several hours. This is the key difference between Matcha and Coffee as the latter gives a sharp spike of energy but then drops quite suddenly, causing you to crave more. Matcha is a much more effective way of getting the energy you need without the nasty side effects or cravings of Coffee. 

          CALMING & REDUCES ANXIETY

          L-theanine and Serotonin and Dopamine

          • Matcha contains an amazing amino acid known as L-theanine that positively affects alpha waves in the brain, helping you feel relaxed and reduces feelings of anxiety or stress. Matcha also increases dopamine and serotonin levels which positively improves your mood, making you feel happy.  

          IMPROVES FOCUS & CONCENTRATION

          L-theanine & Caffeine Graphic

          • The combination of caffeine and L-theanine found in Matcha has been shown to improve memory retention and help with faster reaction time. Matcha helps you feel more productive and keeps you focused and concentrate on the task at hand. 

           

          DETOXIFYING & ANTI AGEING 

          Matcha Detoxifies and is Anti Ageing

          • In the week's leading up to tea harvest the plants that become Matcha get covered in shade to block sunlight and increase chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll can help improve liver function, which can help increase your body’s ability to flush out toxins. Chlorophyll has also been shown to help with the excretion of heavy metals, dioxins, and other persistent chemicals.
          • Matcha also contains Catechins, which are potent cancer-fighters counteracting the effect of pollutants, chemicals, UV rays, and radiation.
          • Matcha contains the vitamins A, C, K and B complex that help with renewal of skin cells. This helps reduce the the signs of premature ageing and promotion of supple and smoother skin. 

          HELPS BOOST IMMUNITY

          Matcha boots immunity

          • Matcha contains one of the highest natural sources of antioxidants, higher than blueberries, chia seeds and other superfoods you may be familiar with. The antioxidants help fight free radicals in the system to keep your immune system fighting fit and healthy.
          • Matcha is the best natural source of the plant based catechin EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) which helps the body produce T-cells that fight pathogen and virus. Read more about it here

          BOOSTS METABOLISM & MAY AID IN WEIGHT LOSS

          Matcha helps with weight loss increases metabolism graphic

          • That wonderful EGCG plant compound helps here too! In conjunction with caffeine found in Matcha it can assist with boosting metabolism which in turn increases your body's ability to burn calories. 
          • Matcha also helps your body absorb and use the fat in your body as an energy source when working out.

          Ready for Matcha to help you reap all these health benefits? 

          Simply click HERE to browse our Matcha collection. 

           

          Certified Organic

          Our Matcha is Japanese Certified Organic (JAS) by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan.

          This means the farms we source from are committed to producing Matcha Green Tea without the use of pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

          Australia and Japan recognise equivalence under the JAS organic standard.

          Shipping, Packaging & Returns

          XMAS CUT OFF DATES (FOR PRE-XMAS DELIVERY)

          AUSTRALIA

          • FRI DEC 2ND - WA, FAR NORTH QLD & REMOTE AREAS
          • THUR DEC 15TH - INTERSTATE METRO & REGIONAL VIC
          • MON DEC 19TH - MELBOURNE METRO

          INTERNATIONAL

          • WED NOV 23RD - ASIA PACIFIC/REST OF WORLD
          • TUE NOV 29TH - US & CANADA
          • FRI DEC 9TH - NZ & UK 

          DOMESTIC SHIPPING (AUSTRALIA)

          FREE SHIPPING FOR ALL ORDERS OVER $70 AUSTRALIA WIDE

          We use Australia Post or Sendle to send out our orders across Australia and postage costs are based on weight. 

          If your order is under 200 grams (eg one bag of tea):

          You have the option to select Standard Post with tracking (Australia Post) which is a rate of $6.95 AUD.

          You will be supplied with an Australia Post tracking number once posted.

          If you select the Flat Rate Courier Service:

          It's a flat shipping rate of : $9.95 AUD

          This includes a cardboard box or recycled jiffy mailer, plastic free packaging and carbon neutral delivery to your door.

          You will also be supplied with a Sendle tracking number and email updates of the progress of your shipment.

          Processing of order: 

          If your product is in stock, we will post to you by the next business day. 

          If the postal address provided is a PO Box or Locker, please note that Sendle cannot deliver to these type of addresses. In this instance, Australia Post will be used with tracking. 

          If you select the Australia Post Express Service:

          Currently it can take approximately 1-3 business days to receive due to Covid-19 related delays. 

          INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

          We use Sendle (or Australia Post if being sent to a PO Box) to send out our orders across the World. If your product is in stock, we will post to you by the next business day.

          Shipping times vary according to the country you reside in however you will receive a tracking number by email to keep up to date with when to expect your order.

          International shipping rate is based on delivery location and order weight and is calculated at checkout.

          If your product is in stock, we will post to you within 2 business days after placing the order. 

          Sendle International delivery zones | Time frame

          Zone 1 - New Zealand | 4-6 working days
          Zone 2 - North America, Western Europe, Asia and the Pacific | 6-13 working days
          Zone 3 - Rest of the world | 10-15 working days

          Please note the above time frame is an estimate only and is subject to unforeseen delays.

          Sendle is Australia's First 100% Carbon Neutral Delivery.

          Sendle 100% carbon neutral delivery

          How do they offset?

          Sendle has partnered with South Pole Group to offset the emissions of every parcel that is picked up and delivered with Sendle. Each year, Sendle's community of business owners have been given the opportunity to direct their impact by choosing the projects that offset Sendle's carbon emissions. Projects they currently support can be read about here  

          Packaging

          As a business, we feel have a responsibility to Planet Earth by supplying our products in the most eco-friendly option available. That is why you will find no plastic packaging in your order. Tea Shakers are packaged in cardboard and our Tea comes in home compostable packaging. 

          Depending on the product ordered we use Home Compostable Satchels, Cardboard envelopes or Mailing boxes that provide cushioning protection to post our products to you. These can be reused by yourself or recycled in your kerbside bin.

          Rest assured, you will not receive any excessive plastic packaging, yet your order will be safely and securely packed with paper packaging. 

          Returns

          Our desire is that you will be completely happy with your purchase but if for some reason you are not satisfied with the product, please contact us at hello@matchayutea.com to let us know how we can help. 

          Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

          To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

          Once open our Teas are exempt from being returned. We are happy to report we haven't had anyone disappointed with the quality of our tea so far! 

          Only our accessories are eligible for return (subject to review).  

          To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

          Refunds (if applicable)

          Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.
          If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

          Late or missing refunds (if applicable)


          If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again.
          Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted.
          Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.
          If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at hello@matchayutea.com.

          Exchanges (if applicable)


          We replace items if they are defective or damaged.

          Or if the product received is not what you have expected, please send us an email at hello@matchayutea.com so we can discuss further. 


          Shipping


          You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

          Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary.

           

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          Chris Ziogas
          SCOOPS AHOY! ;)

          I got this lovely little bamboo tea scoop for free using discount code "FREESCOOP" with my first order and also purchased the premium matcha tea set (with the shaker and scoop) so I have ended up with two of these and I'm so glad I did as I'd hate to break or lose one and be without it. Super light with a nice long reach. So authentic too! Just perfect! Thank you Erin! 🤗💚

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          Ami

          I've been wanting to get one of these for a while. I'm so glad I finally did, I love it!

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