Thick dark green foamless Ippodo matcha tea in elegant prism-shaped decorative glass ware on white background

Cold-Whisked Matcha

Whisking matcha with cold or chilled water brings out a strong sweetness. Try making cold-whisked matcha for your next teatime. Dried fruit and confectionery go well with the delicate sweetness in this recipe.
1. Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Sifting green Ippodo matcha powder through stainless steel tea strainer with bamboo tea ladel into glass bowl on white table
Sifting green Ippodo matcha powder through stainless steel tea strainer with bamboo tea ladel into glass bowl on white table
Cold-Whisked Matcha
1. Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
2. Add cold water
60 mL (2 oz) 5°C (40°F)
Chill water with ice and strain before use.
Pouring water from glass carafe into glass bowl of ultra fine powder sifted Ippodo Tea Co. matcha green tea powder
Pouring water from glass carafe into glass bowl of ultra fine powder sifted Ippodo Tea Co. matcha green tea powder
Cold-Whisked Matcha
2. Add cold water
60 mL (2 oz) 5°C (40°F)
Chill water with ice and strain before use.
3. Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Whisking Japanese matcha green tea in glass bowl on white table with 80-tip bamboo chasen whisk by Ippodo Tea
Whisking Japanese matcha green tea in glass bowl on white table with 80-tip bamboo chasen whisk by Ippodo Tea
Cold-Whisked Matcha
3. Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.

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