Matcha Guricha Loose Tea

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Matcha Guricha Loose Tea

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Item No. MSTR327254
$16.00 - $21.00

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  • Format:
    • Loose Tea Pouch, 50g
      $16.00
    • Loose Tea Caddy, 50g
      $21.00

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  • Description
    It takes many years to become a master of the Japanese tea ceremony – so we were delighted when we came across this intriguing Japanese tea, which combines the unique flavour and benefits of matcha with the convenience of whole-leaf green tea. Our highly unusual Matcha Guricha is created by coating guricha (Japanese for “curly tea”) in matcha, resulting in a tea that’s full-bodied and beautifully flavoursome, with a lush, herbal richness. It’s matcha without the fuss – and it’s refreshingly delicious.
  • Ingredients

    Green Tea, Matcha Green Tea (2%)

    Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

    Gluten free

TEA TYPE

Green Tea

TASTE PROFILE

Full bodied, with a lush, herbal richness

FOOD PAIRING

White chocolate

Numerology

NO.

81

A Japanese tea coated in a Japanese tea? It would have been crazy not to number this tea 81 – the dialing code for Japan.

Brew the Perfect cup

1 teaspoon (2g)

80 degrees / 200ml water

time

2-3 mins

Origin: Japan

Tea was first introduced to Japan around the turn of the first millennium, and since then it's become much more than just a drink: chado or "the way of tea" is a fine art for the Japanese that takes a lifetime to master. Today Japan is famous for its lush, verdant green tea, thanks to a process of steaming the leaves.

Green Tea Power Powder

When tea was first introduced to Japan, the Chinese custom was to grind the leaves down to a fine powder, then beat them with water to form a smooth, full-bodied tea. It's a custom that survived in Japan as matcha (literally "powder tea"), a finely powdered green tea which is revered not just as a drink but as a way of life.