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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 …