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A First Taste of Our Matcha

A First Taste of Our Matcha

Team Matcha | April 30, 2017 | All, People, Products, Teaism

If you've never tried matcha before read about this simple way to prepare great matcha. Heat water in a kettle until steam first appears; this will be well below boiling, about 180° F. Turn off heat. Pour about a half cup of the hot water into a tea bowl (chawan) to...

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Matcha for Modern Times

Matcha for Modern Times

Team Matcha | December 12, 2016 | All, Teaism

Certainly no longer for monks, matcha tea may just be the “it” beverage of the 21st century. Translated literally, matcha means “powdered tea.” Unlike common green tea, matcha is made from tea leaves grown in shade for several weeks before harvesting. Once reserved for tea ceremonies and originally associated with...

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Why Make Matcha an Everyday Ritual?

Why Make Matcha an Everyday Ritual?

Team Matcha | December 12, 2016 | All, Teaism

Self-care was rated by popular wellness experts as one of 2016’s most influential trends. We know that embracing self-care is essential to a healthy lifestyle. We believe in creating daily rituals to help us do that. For some, their ritual is enjoying the morning paper under a cozy blanket; for...

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Is Matcha the New Coffee?

Is Matcha the New Coffee?

Team Matcha | November 10, 2016 | All, Teaism

When people need an energy boost, most of them go for a cup of coffee.  The stimulant effect of coffee comes from caffeine. In addition to increasing mental alertness and focus, caffeine boosts physical energy temporarily, revs up fatty acid metabolism, and may improve physical strength as well. But note...

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Matcha Tea Ceremony

Matcha Tea Ceremony

Team Matcha | November 10, 2016 | All, Teaism

  Imagine sitting in an intimate room in Japan where you take part in an elaborate ceremony that has been performed in the same way for centuries. This is the matcha tea ceremony, a ritual that is as much about the careful preparation of tea as it is about drinking...

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