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Is Matcha beneficial when it comes to weight Loss?

August 31, 2016 Kevin McCarthy

What are the unique properties of matcha which support weight loss? Firstly Matcha is almost calorie free, it is a great addition to a weight loss program by tackling the problem from both sides. It boosts metabolism and burns fat, in one recent study even suggested that matcha may help burn calories by up to four times. At the same time, matcha does not put any stress on the body. It doesn’t raise blood pressure or heart rate, making it a safe alternative to questionable quick fixes or pharmaceuticals ridden with side effects, it also removes the highs and lows...


Here's an idea........

May 22, 2016 Kevin McCarthy

Spice up  your Matcha…… Ok, I don’t mean literally add spices to it, but who knows, maybe that would work, let me know how that goes of you if you’re feeling up to the adventure. So, as you’ll know from our story, we’ve been drinking Matcha for quite some time now. It’s how I kick off my mornings, but recently I’ve been on a bit of a health kick(bridesmaid duties were calling), part of which involved cutting down on my dairy intake. I started using varieties of almond and coconut milk in my smoothies and porridge, which I advise anyone...


Matcha Latte Video

February 01, 2016 Matcha Ireland - Kev

Many people have asked how to make a Matcha latte so frothy and smooth, like in the picture you see around the internet. There really is no magic trick. Although having a Matcha chasen (Whisk does make the whole process that bit easier) Buy your chasen here! Follow the link below to see how the pros do it: How To Make a Frothy Matcha Latte! You can also cheat a little and use a milk frother, (Lidl and Aldi have them from time to time) These are well worth the small investment, for those mornings when you are running a...


Matcha Flavoured Finishing Salt

January 13, 2016 Kevin McCarthy

Instructions: It is very important that you pay close attention to the following steps. With the right attitude and dedication (and maybe some trial and error), you will have mastered the art of making your own Matcha Flavoured Finishing Salt. - Take desired amount of Organic Matcha and mix with equal part Sea Salt. - Blend for 5-10 seconds in a food blender Enjoy!   Uses: There are many uses for this flavoured salt, it can be used as a finish to many dishes. From simply using to decorate a dish in your restaurant, to dipping your favourite chocolate bar...


Coconut Matcha Latte (No fancy barista skills or equipment required)

December 15, 2015 Matcha Ireland - Kev

Ingredients: (Serves 1) - 1 Teaspoon Matcha Green Tea Powder - 1/3 Cup of water - 1/3 Cup of coconut milk - Sweetener of your choice (optional & to taste) Instructions: - Warm the water and coconut milk in a small pot - Ideal temperature is slightly too hot to hold your finger in! (Careful not to burn yourself!) - Add 1 teaspoon of Matcha green tea powder and whisk briskly, until frothy, this will take approximately 30 seconds or so. (You can use a small kitchen whisk if you don't have a Matcha whisk, but even a fork will...

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