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Tag Archives: Matcha

  • Detoxen met groene thee

    BLOG #13: Detoxing with HUG THE TEA!

    Detoxing with the teas of HUG THE TEA! Detoxing with green tea of HUG THE TEA! Something different than the detox course of the Green Happiness, perhaps well-known? But what does detoxing actually mean? And what makes detoxing so important? In this blog we discuss about detoxing and we will share our greatest discoveries about …

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  • Matcha milkshake

    BLOG #23: Matcha Milkshake

    With Matcha, the possibilities are truly endless. We already shared recipes with Matcha Latte, pancakes, no cheesecake and Matcha green iced tea. This time we made a delicious Matcha Milkshake! Are you curious? Check out the recipe here! We chose to make Matcha Milkshake with soy milk, deliciously airy, light and skinny. At HUG THE …

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  • Matcha Latte

    BLOG #3: The benefits of green tea…

    In this blog, we want to share what we have discovered in the past six months about green tea. We are open now more than four months with our teabar in The Hague and several customers are coming back with positive messages about what green tea is doing with them. You can think of health …

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  • BLOG #1: Making of Matcha in Japan

    In this first blog we will talk about the green tea powder: MATCHA. This green tea comes from Japan, where it is already drunk for centuries, especially during Japanese tea ceremonies. In New York City is a real MatchaBar where they do all kind of things with this green powder tea. Matcha begins to get …

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  • Ceremonial Matcha - Hug the tea

    BLOG #14: Matcha grade A, B, and C!

    There are different grades in Matcha, but how do you know that you have bought a good quality Matcha? In this blog we will to tell you more about this and we will compare Matcha grades A, B and C. Speaking about great quality Matcha, we sell Matcha Ceremonial Grade. This superior Matcha is made of …

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  • BLOG #12: We’re waiting for the new first flush Matcha!

    At the moment we are waiting for the new first flush Matcha ceremonial grade A. We have contact with our teafarmers in Japan and we expect the new Matcha at the end of July / beginning of August. In this blog you can read more about the proces of the first flush Matcha A. At the …

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  • Matcha latte - Hug the tea

    BLOG #10: How to make a good Matcha Latte?!

    It’s the ‘bestseller’ in our teabar: Matcha Latte, also called the ‘green cappuccino’! It’s a very healthy coffee substitute; Matcha is very high in theïne and gives you an gradual energyboost during the day (for about 6-8 hours). Matcha is also very rich in antioxidants (catechine EGCg) vitamins and minerals. It’s a real superfood (or actually super-tea) with many …

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  • BLOG #7: Bakken en koken met Matcha thee

    In dit blog gaan we wat dieper in op het bakken en koken met Matcha thee. Er is al veel te lezen over Matcha thee op onze website, maar we vinden het leuk om hier meer over te delen met jullie. In dit blog kun je ook allerlei leuke recepten vinden. Er zijn veel verschillende kwaliteiten …

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  • BLOG #6: Green iced tea or beer… The thirstquenchers!

    A while ago, we have tried an ice tea brewer at Dok Cookware in The Hague. The ice tea brewer looks pretty cool with the glass bowl and special ice can (see the photo below).We had brought a bag of our Sencha and a coffee- and teaspecialist from Dok made a Sencha green iced tea. This he did …

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  • BLOG #5: Meeting with our businesspartners and teafarmers from Japan

    Our tea businesspartners came over from Japan last week. Last Friday (15-4) we met them in The Hague. We have showed them our teabar. They were very excited and immediately started taking pictures of the shop and of course we took a picture together. They liked to see how we show the Japanese green teas in our teabar. …

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