How to make Matcha Green Tea with a bamboo whisk

1. Pour hot water into a bowl with the whisk in. This will warm the bowl and soften the whisk, to prevent it from snapping. 

1. Pour hot water into a bowl with the whisk in. This will warm the bowl and soften the whisk, to prevent it from snapping. 

4. Fill the bowl with 80 - 100 ml of hot water  (pour in gently down the side of the bowl)

4. Fill the bowl with 80 - 100 ml of hot water  (pour in gently down the side of the bowl)

2. Pour the hot water away.  

2. Pour the hot water away.


 

5. Whisk back and forth as if drawing a circle to mix in the matcha.

5. Whisk back and forth as if drawing a circle to mix in the matcha.

3. Put a teaspoon of matcha tea powder ( approx. 1.5g) into the bowl (ideally through a strainer).  

3. Put a teaspoon of matcha tea powder ( approx. 1.5g) into the bowl (ideally through a strainer).
 

6. After mixing, create a foam by whisking briskly in a vertical zig zag motion.

6. After mixing, create a foam by whisking briskly in a vertical zig zag motion.