What is green, comes with plenty of health benefits and has a strong vegetal taste? Matcha, of course! For the uninitiated, matcha is a type of premium Japanese green tea that is mostly harvested in Japan. It is highly sought after in many Japanese restaurants and bakeries that use the powder for beverages, desserts and baked goods.
Matcha is said to be packed with plenty of antioxidants and helps to calm the body and mind. In fact, research shows that matcha powder is actually better than loose tea leaf as it gives you more vitamins and minerals.
Beyond all its health benefits, many of us enjoy matcha simply because it tastes wonderful! Being such matcha addicts, nothing lifts our mood better than a matcha soft serve, matcha latte or matcha soufflé. If you agree with us, here are 7 Matcha Cafes In Singapore You Have To Check Out. READ ON
It is true that matcha desserts can be found in most Japanese restaurants in Singapore but if you are on a lookout for a cafe that specialises in matcha, then you have to know more about The Matcha Project.
Tucked in the basement of The Sail—a shopping mall in Marina Bay—The Matcha Project has since made a name among working professionals whose offices are nearby. Feed your tea obsession with matcha, houjicha and genmaicha drinks when you visit The Matcha Project. READ ON
You see incredible matcha cakes and pastries everywhere you go, but have you thought of making your own matcha treats at home?
Preparing matcha treats at home can be easy peasy. Well, we are not talking about crazy matcha soufflés or decadent matcha truffles, but what about cookies and no-bake cheesecakes? Prep time for these recipes are all approximately 5 minutes, and they really aren’t rocket science.
Go to your nearest grocer and grab a good packet of Japanese matcha powder and we can begin. Here are 5 Simple Matcha Recipes You Should Try At Home.
Matcha might be a passing trend to some but die-hard enthusiasts of Matcha will prove you wrong, especially when specialised Matcha cafes such as Maccha House are still garnering a steady crowd on a daily basis.
Besides bursting with health benefits, Matcha also tastes unbelievably good and acts as a flavour enhancement to both sweet and savoury dishes. Maccha House serves an array of Japanese-style savoury mains (think udon and rice bowls), but we say skip the mains, and dive right for their amazing desserts.
Quite essentially a modern tea house that serves pretty matcha desserts, Sinmei Tea might just be the it place to be now when you need some matcha fix in Hong Kong. It took us a while to locate the place, because it sits on the fifth level, within an unassuming building in Sheung Wan.
What welcomed us was a long queue of matcha lovers, and an atmospheric cafe with an interior that models after a traditional teahouse.
So it seems that the matcha trend is invading Hong Kong, and there are a few matcha desserts in Hong Kong that all matcha lovers must try. Whether you prefer your green tea fix in the form of cakes or soft serve, we’ve got you covered.
While there are countless dessert places in Hong Kong, and while Hong Kong is known for their Chinese-style desserts such as tong sui (sweet soup), there is no denying that matcha desserts deserve a special spot in our hearts.
Slowly but surely, the matcha craze will grow in Hong Kong. But first, here are 6 Matcha Desserts in Hong Kong All Matcha Lovers Must Try.
Packed to the brim with antioxidants, matcha green tea can benefit you in countless of ways. Green tea can come in many forms, but to get the full benefits of the green tea, drink it freshly brewed from tea leaves.
Green tea is great at any time of the day. In the morning, it is a refreshing boost to start off your day and in the afternoon or evening, it can be a nice perk-me-up.
Here are 5 reasons why drinking matcha green tea regularly is good for you.
A good matcha latte is a definite staple drink for all matcha lovers. Matcha has been made popular in Singapore ever since the food community in Singapore adopted a love for Japanese cuisine, and more and more restaurants, eateries and dessert cafes have implemented the use of this healthy ingredient into the food they serve.
Matcha has been incorporated into almost every food type imaginable. Matcha noodles, matcha ice cream, matcha cheese cake and even matcha waffles. But despite the many options out there, sometimes all we need is a good ‘ol matcha latte.
Where do you get the best matcha lattes in Singapore? Read on to find out the Top 7 Matcha Lattes in Singapore.