When I first heard about matcha (and saw the price tag), I thought, “Well, shucks. I can make that myself by opening a bag of green tea and grinding it in the coffee grinder!”
I was severely disappointed. And for good reason.
Matcha powder is so much more than ground-up green tea leaves. It is delicately grown, harvested, and processed. The result is a beautiful, deep, rich flavor. Yes, it does have grassy undertones, but a good matcha isn’t overly bitter.
If you’d like to get into drinking green tea, I highly recommend starting with matcha. And a matcha latte is the ultimate treat.
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