Fruit, Anti-oxidants & Recipe

Orange juice, Pomegranates, Blueberries have anti-oxidants but Matcha is known to have a higher amount of anti-oxidants than these fruits.


Reference and Recipe: “New Tastes in Green Tea” by Mutsuko Tokanaga

1         tsp. matcha

1         Tablespoon sugar

1/4     cup hot water

3/4     cup cold milk

3 – 4   ice cubes

6-inch (15 cm) stalk of lemon grass

*Mix the matcha with the sugar, add the hot water, and stir unitl the paste becomes smooth.

**Add the cold milk and stir.  Add the ice cubes.

***Serve with the lemon grass for added flavor.

Asacha wa nan o nogareru” – “Drinking tea in the morning before you go out avoids trouble”.