Drinks and Desserts this week for your enjoyment….Made with lovely matcha powder…..Enjoy!
Welcome to this week’s cook from scratch with Sally and Carol Taylor and we are going to be looking at the health benefits of Green Tea… followed by some of Carol’s delicious recipes that include this flavourful ingredient.
All true teas – not herbal tisanes or infusions are made from the Camellia Sinensis. These plants grow in warm climates with the very best teas coming from the highest altitudes – at that level the plant leaves are slower to mature and this means that they have a much richer flavour. Although the plants all come from the same strain – Camellia Sinensis – different growing conditions such as altitude, climate and soil will affect the flavour of the tea.
It is when the processing takes place that the difference appears between black and green teas. There is in fact another tea in the middle of these two, which is a…
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