There are many legends around the match, but this is the reality. First, it actually contains caffeine. True, unlike coffee, matcha helps maintain the acid-base balance in the body, and therefore can be called a detox drink.
Secondly, the use of matcha leads to weight loss: tea speeds up metabolism and suppresses appetite.
Thirdly, due to the peculiarities of cultivation, a lot of chlorophyll accumulates in this tea — it helps to remove heavy metals from the body that come from the environment and destroy the human body at the cellular level.
How to make matcha at home
- Sift the powder through a fine sieve to avoid the formation of lumps in the drink.
- We put a spoonful of tea in a cup and fill them with 50 ml of hot water, the temperature of which is 80–85 degrees. If desired, you can add any warmed milk to the matcha, it will make the drink less saturated and sweeter.
- Using a whisk, lift the powder from the bottom and begin to beat it with light M-shaped movements over the surface of the water to obtain an elastic foam. As soon as the consistency of tea becomes homogeneous, the drink is ready.
Desserts with tea
Matcha is added to many desserts, sauces, and even hot dishes to give them a characteristic light green color and to enhance or enhance the taste. You can experiment with making desserts at home.
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