By Stuart Smith | Last Updated May 11, 2020
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*Nutrition information should be considered an estimate.
TOOLS NEEDED: Espresso machine, milk frother or a whisk and a glass.
Matcha tea is another tea lover’s favorite. Traditionally made in Japan, matcha is made from specially grown green tea leaves that are very finely ground into a powder and mixed with water to create a delicious earthy-tasting beverage.
Matcha is high in antioxidants, which give this drink some added health benefits. Similar to the Dirty Chai Latte, the dirty matcha latte is simply a matcha latte combined with a shot of espresso.
Once again, it adds a little extra caffeine to your normal coffee routine due to the caffeine content in the green tea. If you are looking to switch up your mundane morning coffee routine, give this drink a try!
Matcha powders come in many varieties. The best-quality matcha powder is labeled “ceremonial matcha.” This will also be the most expensive. If you would like to avoid the higher cost, a culinary-grade matcha powder will work just fine. Matcha is easily found online, as well as at most Asian markets.