Learning about Matcha – part 1

Matcha tea is more expensive than other types of tea.  

     Finer Texture — higher grade.   

     Sandy Texture — lower grade.

Matcha comes from tea leaves that are shade-grown and also the same leaf that makes gyokuro.  Prepping the tea leaves and preventing direct sunlight, this process turn the leaves a darker green and with this the amino acids start to produce.  Plucking only the finest buds are picked for Matcha.        Reference: “Wikipedia”

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