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Matcha Soy Latte 抹茶ソイラテ

Anyone else a fan of matcha soy lattes? Here’s a recipe for the perfect 抹茶ソイラテ… Add powerful health benefits to your everyday diet by having a cup of this mild and tasty latte. Matcha is packed with antioxidants, boosts metabolism, detoxifies your body naturally, calms the mind and relaxes the body. While soy milk (made from soybeans) is low in saturated fat, it contains almost as much protein as cow’s milk, yet is lower in calories than whole milk, contains no cholesterol and has 10% of daily value of dietary fiber.  Use this easy recipe to make a simple, HEARTY and YUMMY matcha soy latte that can be enjoyed both hot or iced. Ingredients – Pure Matcha Powder (preferably Uji Matcha)  2 tsp – Soy Milk 1 cup – Hot Water  1 tbsp – Pure Honey 1 tsp – Matcha Crepe Sticks (optional) Directions 1. Sift matcha powder into the cup to avoid any lumps. 2. Add hot water and honey. Whisk vigorously until all of the powder is dissolved.  3. Add soy milk in a glass cup and heat in the microwave for 1 minute (or …

Matcha 抹茶

                                                 How to Make Matcha / Japanese Green Tea Homemade Matcha is the best! With a little bit of training you can make a fine bowl of tea, and you will find it easier than you thought.  What you need to have:  Matcha Powder Chasen (bambo whisk) Chashaku (bamboo scoop) or measuring spoon Matcha Chawan (tea bowl) Matcha Strainer Hot Water Instructions 1. Use the Chashaku (bamboo scoop) to measure the matcha powder, about 2 scoops for Usucha (thin tea) , or 3-4 scoops for Koicha (thick tea). Sift your matcha powder into your tea bowl, this will ensure there are no lumps so your tea will be smooth. 2. Add hot water (about 70 cc), use water just under a boil for best result. 3. Using your Chasen (bamboo whisk), whisk to combine your tea. Begin slowly to dissolve matcha, then move very briskly back and forth as fast as you can in the middle of …