Preparing Japanese Green Tea
If you're a Japanese green tea noobie, or simply need a bit of a refresh, here are a few tips for preparing Japanese green tea. Don't forget to check out Holly's book Green is the New Black – the glorious rise of Japanese green tea for even more info...
Let's start with a video on whisking your Matcha. Remember, keep your wrist steady and your body nice and loose!
Go informal with the technique below!
There are a few important things to keep in mind when preparing loose leaf Japanese green tea: quantity of water to leaves ratio; water temperature; and steeping time...
Quick recap for loose leaf brewing:
• Water quantity: 200ml (or 400ml for large serving)
• Leaves quantity: 8g or (or 16g for large serving)
• 1 minute steep