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MATCHA APPLE CAKE

MATCHA APPLE WITH CREME PÂTISSERIE CAKE!  THE FILLING: Koko Riko Tea culinary grade matcha  4 egg yolks100g caster sugar   25g plain flour2 tsp cornflour280ml milk OR soy milkReady-made dough 3 apples     HOW TO: STEP 1Beat the egg yolks and sugar for a few minutes until pale and slightly thickened.  STEP 2 Whisk in the flour and 3tbsp of matcha. STEP 3 Heat the milk in a saucepan until stating to boil. STEP 4 Whisk the milk into the egg mix. STEP 5 Put the whole lot back into the pan, stirring all the time until thick and boiling. STEP 6 Take the pan off the heat - cover with cling-film to prevent a skin from forming. STEP 7Put the dough...

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Vegan Matcha Mug Cake - 1 min time

Ingredients 4 tbsp (30 g) white self-raising flour 1 tsp Koko Riko Tea Matcha 1 tbsp (12.5 g) granulated white sugar  3 tbsp (45 ml)  Soya Milk 1/2 tbsp (7.5 ml) vegetable oil How to: In a microwave-safe mug, add the flourKoko Riko Tea matcha and sugar. Whisk until evenly blended and no lumps remain.   You want to make sure to break apart any matcha or flour lumps before adding the liquid.Add in milk and oil. Mix with whisk until batter is smooth and uniform. Cook in the microwave at full power for about 1 minute. Let the cake cool for a few minutes before eating. Video     

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The True History of Matcha and its Benefits!

Matcha was discovered by the Buddhist Japanese zen monk Einai during his trip to China in the late 1180s. Buddhist monks favoured matcha because it kept them alert throughout their practice and because of the many health benefits it has.

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Why is matcha so important for your skin?

How can matcha help your skin stay healthy? Matcha green tea contains more antioxidants than green tea or blueberries. They fight free radicals that weaken our body and make our skin look unhealthy or inflammation.  

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Flair Magazine (BE) Article about us!

From Top model to Matcha ambassador Matcha tea helped Sofia, 22, beat her eating disorder and find herself. Now she wants with her company Koko Riko Tea to introduce as many people as possible to the benefits of matcha.

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Can Good Matcha Be Cheap?

Several reasons why some matcha's are more expensive than the other ones. We keep our promise to you to have high quality, REAL ceremonial matcha! Because we know here at Koko Riko Tea what we are talking about.

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How to Extend Life of Your Matcha Whisk

Whisking serves five purposes. It creates the suspension and breaks up any lumps It opens the flavours, similar to letting the wine breathe It aerates the liquid with fine bubbles, giving it a velvety mouth-feel rather than a more liquid-like one It creates the foam head or "crema" It cools the tea from boiling to a drinkable temperature

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How to Detox Your Body with Matcha Green Tea

Detox is needed because our body is frequently exposed to toxic substances. However most of the time it can fight without extra help. A much smarter approach is to eat healthier and improve your lifestyle rather than go on a potentially dangerous cleanse.

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The Whole Truth About Antioxidants in Matcha

Antioxidants are molecules that fight free radicals in your body. These are compounds that can harm you if their levels become too high. Your Body has a self-defence mechanism by it is own however antioxidants can help you strengthen your body.

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