Matcha and citrus fruits may seem like an unlikely pair, but they make a refreshing combination. Here are some fun and delicious drink recipes to try!
How to Make the Matcha Paste Base
Add 2 tsp (10 cc) of water to 2 g of matcha and knead well until there are no lumps. It is better to use a Chasen (tea whisk). Add another 3.4 tbsp (50 cc) of water and mix well again to make the matcha paste.
Matcha & Oranges
A gorgeous arrangement of matcha green tea that looks like a work of art!
- 4 tbsp (60 cc) of matcha paste base (powdered green tea)
- 3/5c (80 cc) of water
- 1 oz (30 g) of orange jam or marmalade
- Put the orange jam or marmalade in a glass.
- Make the matcha paste base in a separate cup or container, and dissolve another 80 cc of water in it.
- Pour the dissolved matcha over the jam.
Frozen Matcha Lemon Soda
A refreshing and invigorating taste of matcha and lemon!
- 4 tbsp (60 cc) of matcha paste base
- 1 lemon
- 3.4 tbsp (50 ml) of water
- Soda water
- Cut the lemon into wedges and put them in a freezer.
- Make the matcha paste base.
- Put (1) and (2) in a glass and pour an appropriate amount of chilled soda water. It tends to foam, so be careful not to overflow the glass.
Hot Soy Yuzu Matcha
A cup brimming with the warmth and fragrance of yuzu and matcha green tea!
- 4 tbsp (60 cc) of matcha green tea
- 1/2 c (140 cc) of soy milk
- 0.7 oz (20 g) of yuzu tea
- Yuzu peel; for garnish and flavor
- Warm the soy milk in a cup in the microwave.
- Mix the matcha paste and yuzu tea with warm soy milk.
- Top with chopped yuzu peel.