In Japan, tea is inextricably linked to tradition and history. Matcha has been drunk for centuries by Buddhists, and samurai. We explain the difference in quality, and we let you taste various types of ceremonial matcha.
During this match tasting we will introduce you to the Japanese teas, culture and tradition that is closely linked to this. Yu is from Osaka and she will show you, and experience why the Japanese tea is so special. The tasting is accompanied by small Japanese snacks, which pair with the matcha and are vegetarian. You will make and taste a number of different ceremonial matcha from Uji, and Yame. We explain the difference in taste and origin to you.
Experience our full matcha experience where you will learn how to make a perfect matcha, and you will get a handmade Japanese matcha whisk worth 15.95 euros to set up your matcha ritual yourself at home. Yu explains the tradition and history to you, and you can make your own matcha during the tasting.
The tasting is given in English.
You get a handmade matcha whisk worth €15.95 with which you beat matcha yourself. And we explain how to use the matcha whisk for the first time, among other things. You can taste various Japanese dishes, Japanese mochis, matcha chocolate and more
What to expect during this matcha experience:
1) matcha explanation about the background of matcha
2) matcha demo how to make a perfect matcha and matcha latte
3) you will learn how to make a matcha yourself with your own matcha whisk which you will receive during this workshop
4) you will taste 4 different ceremonial matcha
5) small food that pairs with the matcha
Date: Sunday 10 March 2024
Location Exclusivithee, Buttermarkt 11, Leiden
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