If you haven’t heard of Matcha Green Tea, then where have you been? Matcha is a stone-ground powdered green tea which you can drink or cook with. The whole tea leaf is consumed and only authentic Matcha is made from tencha leaves from the plant Camellia Sinensis.

The benefits of Matcha include:

  • Reduction of stress and improved mental alterness
  • An increase in energy
  • Help with weight loss and improved metabolism
  • Reduce inflammation and boost immune system
  • Helps the body cleanse of harmful elements

Using Midori Spring Organic Culinary Matcha I’ve created three recipes for you to try.

If beauty is your bag, then check out Anushka’s 5 effortlessly easy DIY Matcha beauty products to make your skin GLOW again.

Matcha Green Tea Palmiers recipe

This is a very simple recipe to make but it’s also very tasty.

You need:

  • 150g white chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon of Matcha powder
  • 1 pack of 325g ready-roll puff pastry
  • icing sugar for sprinkling

 Step 1. Melt chocolate & pre-heat the oven

Melt 150 g white chocolate. This is an easy way to melt chocolate. Break it up into little pieces into a heatproof bowl and place over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir occassionally, allowing the chocolate to melt. Preheat the oven to 200C / 180C fan / gas.

 Step 2. Spread

Unravel your puff pastry sheet and spread the melted chocolate onto the top evenly.

 Step 3. Here comes the Matcha

Sprinkle a teaspoon of Matcha Green Tea Powder onto the white chocolate, then mix. Look how green it is!

 Step 4. Roll

Starting from one of the long edges, roll the pastry as tightly as possible to the centre. Repeat from the other side.

 Step 5. Cook & cool

Read more: https://experthometips.com/2016/07/06/matcha-green-tea-powder-recipes/