All Recipes

These are our standard recipes for brewing and preparing our tea. Whether you are craving a cold brew tea for the summer or need the comfort of a cozy matcha latte, we hope these instructions will help you enjoy your teatime.


How to Make Matcha

Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Usucha
Thin Matcha
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Usucha
Thin Matcha
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Usucha
Thin Matcha
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Sift matcha
4 g (0.14 oz)
3 heaping tea ladles or 2 level teaspoons of matcha into a mug or bowl.
Koicha
Thick Matcha
Sift matcha
4 g (0.14 oz)
3 heaping tea ladles or 2 level teaspoons of matcha into a mug or bowl.
Add hot water
30 mL (1 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80C° in teacup, then pour into bowl, just covering matcha powder.
Koicha
Thick Matcha
Add hot water
30 mL (1 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80C° in teacup, then pour into bowl, just covering matcha powder.
Whisk
15 seconds
Mix slowly for 15 seconds moving back and forth.
Koicha
Thick Matcha
Whisk
15 seconds
Mix slowly for 15 seconds moving back and forth.
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add hot water
100 mL (3.4 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Add hot water
100 mL (3.4 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Add milk
100 ml (3.4 oz)
Pour warm or foamed milk into mug.
Matcha Latte
Matcha & Milk
Add milk
100 ml (3.4 oz)
Pour warm or foamed milk into mug.
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Sift matcha
2 g (0.07 oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon.
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Add hot water
60 mL (2 oz) 80°C (176°F)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80C°, then pour into tea bowl.
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Whisk
15 seconds
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Add ice
1-2 ice cubes
Add ice, mix slightly, and it's ready!
Iced Matcha
Cold & Refreshing
Add ice
1-2 ice cubes
Add ice, mix slightly, and it's ready!

How to Make Gyokuro

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
80 mL (3 oz) 60°C (140°F)
Cool boiling water to 60°C by transferring 3 times.
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
80 mL (3 oz) 60°C (140°F)
Cool boiling water to 60°C by transferring 3 times.
Brew
90 seconds
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
90 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Brew
15 minutes
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
15 minutes
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Add boiling water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Piping Hot Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
60 seconds
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
60 seconds
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.

How to Make Sencha

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Brew
60 seconds
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
60 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Add ice water
210 ml (7 oz) Chilled water
Brew
15 minutes
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
15 minutes
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Cold Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Add boiling water
210 mL (7 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
60 seconds
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
60 seconds
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.
Iced Brew
Makes one pot
Serve on ice
Pour into glass or small pitcher full of ice.

How to Make Bancha

Measure the leaves
4 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
4 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Hojicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
240 ml (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Add hot water
240 ml (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Genmaicha Standard Brew
Makes one pot
Serve
Pour out every last drop.