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  • BLOG #33:L-Theanine in Matcha

    L-Theanine in Matcha Matcha from Hug the Tea is rich in amino acids and 1 of those amino acids is L-Theanine. This amino acid has a stress-reducing effect. Matcha comes from the Camelia sinensis tea plant and green tea contains many amino acids. Matcha is made from ground green tea leaves so in this way …

  • Iced matcha latte HUG THE TEA

    BLOG #29: How to make an Iced Matcha Latte?

    It is currently the ‘bestseller’ in our matcha bar: the Iced Matcha Latte, the cold version of the Matcha Latte. But, how do you make a nice Iced Matcha Latte at home? Requirements: Bamboo whisk – chasen Bamboo measuring spoon – chashaku Matcha bowl – chawan Milk frother Ice cubes Glass Straw Possibly a small …

  • Matcha the purest or nothing

    BLOG #21: 10 Health Benefits of Matcha

    Health benefits of Matcha Matcha tea often is called the superfood of superfoods. We all know that green tea is healthy. One cup of Matcha contains as many antioxidants as 10 cups of ‘normal’ green tea. Tea powder is 115 times richer in antioxidants than regular green tea. EGCg (epigallo catechingallate) is a unique antioxidant, …

  • hygge hug the tea

    BLOG #24: Hygge & Huggen

    Sorry, this part of the website is only available in Dutch For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Hygge is de Deense variant van de Nederlandse begrippen gezelligheid en knusheid. Het wordt in Denemarken vaak beschouwd als een van de belangrijkste uitdrukkingen van de …

  • Matcha green iced tea

    BLOG #22: Matcha Green Iced Tea

    During the Dutch Tea Festival (last weekend, May 28 2017) we gave a seminar about Matcha in the afternoon. It was a hot day (almost 30 degrees!), so we had a big Kilner tap with fresh Matcha Green Iced Tea with us. After the seminar, everyone could taste the iced tea. There were several people who …

  • matcha pancakes

    BLOG #18: Matcha pancakes!

    Matcha already has a tradition of more than 900 years in Japan. But also in the modern kitchen this green tea powder is increasingly used in recipes like matcha waffles, cakes, muffins and pancakes. In this blog we share more about Matcha and the recipe of the Matcha pancakes, including a Vegan recipe!  Matcha already …

  • matcha green smoothie

    BLOG #27: Matcha Green Smoothie

    Besides that you can drink Matcha pure, you can also blend with it. For example in a milkshake, matcha latte, matcha smoothiebowl and smoothie. In our matcha bar in the Hague you can also order these matcha drinks and bowls. Here we share the recipe for the Matcha Green Smoothie. Ingredients: – 1/2 banana – …

  • Matcha Coconut Bars (by the Green Happiness)

    BLOG #26: Matcha Coconut Bars (by the Green Happiness)

    De dames van The Green Happiness hebben iets heerlijks en gezonds gemaakt met onze Matcha! Zoals jullie misschien weten is deze groene poederthee enorm rijk aan antioxidanten (137x meer dan in groene thee). Je gebruikt het hele blad (verpulverd) waardoor je enorm veel voedingsstoffen (o.a. calcium, kalium en ijzer), chlorofyl (energiebooster) en antioxidanten binnenkrijgt met …

  • Matcha Christmas Cookies

    BLOG #32: Matcha Christmas Cookies

    INGREDIENTS FOR 20 COOKIES 240g flour all purpose 170g unsalted butter 130g powder sugar 15g Cooking Matcha C 2 egg yolks Pinch of salt Leave the cookie dough for two hours in the fridge (well packed with transparent foil) Bake the cookies for 13 min at 165 degrees in the oven.

  • Hoogste kwaliteit Matcha herkennen?

    BLOG #31: How to recognize high quality matcha?

    There are many different types and qualities of matcha on the market. We regularly get the question how you now know what is and is not a good quality matcha. There are several factors that determine the quality of matcha and how you recognize the quality. In this blog we zoom in on this. As …