What is the right water temperature for matcha?To create matcha green tea, leaves are plucked from the Camellia Sinensis tea plant, to reduce water content, then heated. Heating the green tea leaves serves two purposes: 1. To prevent oxidation and 2) To influence the tea’s flavour.
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...
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
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
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.
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.
Chinese teas have come under fire for their potential toxicity. In 2013, Greenpeace randomly tested 18 Chinese green tea samples and found that 12 of them contained banned pesticides.
Though Matcha is thought to be invented in Japan, it was the Chinese Zen Monks who found out that grinding dried green tea leaves into a powder and mixing them with water helped them in their practise. The monks would meditate for hours and would use Matcha to remain alert.
Watch this short video where I compare different kinds of matcha and explain to you live what good and bad matcha is. It is very important to use a good quality matcha because otherwise you won't get the beneficial effects of drinking it.
How to make a healthy vegan matcha ice cream for a hot summer day. Low calories dessert and full of antioxidants from the matcha. Preparing yourself for the beach season does need to be hard and painful. Make this easy delicious ice cream step by step now.