Made from high-quality tea leaves and ground into a powder that is a rich
green color, matcha tea boasts deep, soothing flavors as well as antioxidants
and nutrients. If you enjoy drinking matcha green tea when you stop by
Japanese restaurant, then continue reading to learn some unique ways in which you can enjoy
this tasty and healthy tea.
Matcha Green Tea Arnold Palmer
If you enjoy mixing your tea and lemonade, then consider using matcha green
tea to add flavor, nutrition, and color to this classic and refreshing
beverage. Using lemon juice, water, your sweetener of choice, mint leaves,
ice, and a touch of matcha, you can fashion a new favorite pick-me-up.
Tofu Scramble with Matcha
If tofu dishes are a regular meal in your household, then you may be searching
for ways in which you can change up your traditional tofu scramble. You
can add more depth of flavor to your tofu by sprinkling in some matcha
powder along with spices such as paprika, cumin, and curry powder. This
trick also works great in egg dishes like quiches and omelets.
Matcha Powder as Condiment
If you normally season your side dishes with pepper, salt, garlic, and
other spices, then give matcha powder a try the next time you sit down
for a meal. Try sprinkling it over rice, veggies, tofu, or lentils.
Matcha Green Tea Granola
Today, many store-bought granolas are incredibly sweet due to added sugar,
candied fruits, and chocolate. If you find that your favorite granola
to be sweeter than you would prefer, then consider sprinkling it with
a dusting of matcha powder. The bitterness of the tea can do a great job
of balancing out the flavors.
If you love Japanese dining, then please stop by
House of Genji. Our Japanese steakhouse has a cocktail lounge and offers delicious Japanese
food in San Jose. You can reach us at (408) 453-8120 to schedule a reservation.