Countryside Essence Stone Ground Matcha Powder

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Authentic Japanese Countryside Matcha

Tea farm in Takachiho highlands of central Kyushu Island

Experience the tranquil essence of old-world Japanese countryside with our aromatic, highly flavorful, jade-green Kamairi matcha, stone ground to perfection.

Sourced from the serene, lush-green highlands of central Kyushu Island, this JAS-certified organic matcha is crafted from pan-roasted Kamairi tea leaves, known for their rich, robust flavor.

Versatile and Unique

With its delicate aroma and high umami content, this Kamairi matcha, unlike specialized high-foaming ceremonial matchas, boasts remarkable versatility.

It's perfect for traditional matcha, delightful in lattes, and ideal for culinary uses and making garnishing.

See below for a few how-to examples.

About Kamairi Variety

Producing Kamari is labor-intensive and requires skill. Kamairi teas are rare even in Japan, accounting for about 2% of all Japanese tea production.

To make Kamairi, fresh tea leaves are skilfully dried at high heat for a few minutes, then rolled and dried in a four-step process. The result is a smooth tea with a sophisticated, rich flavor.

Rare and Exquisite

A hidden gem, not commonly found in stores, for those seeking an authentic, aromatic, and versatile matcha experience.

JAS Certified Organic

Grown, harvested and processed by traditional farmers in lush-green highlands of Kyushu island, southern Japan.

Net Weight: 40 grams
Type: Powdered green tea
Variety: Stone-ground kamairi matcha
Region: Takachiho, Kyushu island, Japan
Color: Jade green
Flavor: Rich, savory, roasty overtones

How to Make Matcha Latte

cup of matcha latte

Create a delicious matcha latte with these easy steps:

  1. Sift 1 teaspoon of matcha powder into a mug.
  2. Add sugar to taste or plan to add honey later.
  3. Warm the soy milk (or dairy milk).
  4. Whisk a small portion of warm milk with the matcha using a bamboo whisk (or a fork) until smooth.
  5. Add the remaining milk and mix well. Add honey now if preferred.

How to Make Matcha-Zhio (Matcha Salt)

Matcha-zhio traditional Japanese matcha and salt garnish

To make Matcha-Zhio (Matcha Salt), a traditional Japanese seasoning, follow these simple steps:

  1. Combine 2 teaspoons of coarse salt with 1/2 teaspoon of Matcha powder in a small bowl.
  2. Mix well to blend the ingredients.
  3. Use the Matcha-Zhio as needed for seasoning and store any remaining mixture in a shaker.

Matcha-Zhio offers a sophisticated, clean taste with a vibrant green color, enhancing your dishes while reducing salt usage.

How to Make Traditional Matcha

cup of traditional Japanese matcha

Follow these simple steps to enjoy a perfect cup of traditional matcha:

  1. Heat water in a kettle until it starts to steam, then remove from heat.
  2. Let the water cool for a few minutes.
  3. Rinse and dry your tea cup with hot water.
  4. Whisk one teaspoon of matcha with a cup of water until a soft foam develops.

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  • 4
    Great taste but a bit pricey

    Posted by Jordan on 19th Mar 2023

    So I’ve been on this matcha train for a while now and I gotta say, this one’s a winner in terms of taste and texture. If they could bring the price down a bit, it’d be 5 stars from me, no doubt.

  • 5
    This matchal is like no other

    Posted by Alex on 13th Jun 2022

    OMG, this matcha is everything! I’ve tried a bunch but nothing comes close to this one. The color, the texture, it’s all just perfect. It tastes amazing and it’s organic too, which is a total win-win. I’m hooked and I can’t start my day without it. If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re missing out big time!

  • 5
    Stone Ground Matcha Tea Power

    Posted by Olivia on 13th May 2021

    This Matcha Tea has a wonderful smooth taste. Very happily surprised.

  • 5
    Best Matcha

    Posted by Anonymous customer on 22nd Feb 2017

    Of all the teas I have tried, this one is my favourite! Very refreshing. Tastes wonderful. The fact that it is also organic, makes it even better. A tea that is good for me and a joy to enjoy. Thank you.

  • 5
    Relaxing!

    Posted by Jr on 10th Feb 2016

    This is my first time actually trying and making matcha tea and I have to say it was delicious! Very good aroma, taste and my dad loves it too, Lol He asks for some when he has the chance xD All the benefits it brings is a big plus

  • 5
    exceeded my expectations by far

    Posted by magdalena on 6th May 2015

    It was a very happy surprise to discover that it was organic as well, and that the price was reasonable. Was perfectly happy with the products when they arrived, they even exceeded my expectations by far. The delivery was much faster than I would have expected. Great packaging too. I'm a very happy returning customer.

  • 5
    fast shipping, great item;)

    Posted by Anonymous customer on 13th Aug 2014

    The tea taste great & the price is reasonable. I will definitely patronize again;)

  • 5
    BEST MATCHA EVER!!!!!

    Posted by Michele U.S.A on 13th Jul 2013

    I LOVE TEA... I LOVE TEA...Tea is healing, tea can wake you up, calm you down and heal you. This is the brightest green, most beautiful creamy Matcha I have ever tried. Just buy some and compare it to any other you have purchased and see the difference! To fully enjoy its flavor, I recommend you learn how the Matcha needs to be prepared. It is worth doing a little research on how to make a cup of Matcha tea properly. Youtube it! You can make it hot or cold! Learn how to make it the beautiful traditional Japanese way with a sifter and a bamboo whisk, and Matcha bowl, and I guarantee you will feel just the process of making this special tea will be something you look forward to. It is a beautiful way to serenely start your busy day or a calm way to end your day. WAWAZA THANK YOU for my favorite tea!