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(Scott Dorsey) writes:

>Lewis Perin > wrote:
(Scott Dorsey) writes:
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>>>I was given a bag of Kirkland Green Tea from Costco and I was shocked to
>>>find it was actual matcha. Not good matcha; it's not aromatic like the
>>>higher grade stuff, but it definitely has that characteristic flavour.
>>>It's nothing wonderful but it's entirely drinkable which is a lot more
>>>than I was expecting.

>>
>>How much is in the bag? How are you going to store it so it€„¢ll stay
>>drinkable?

>
>These things are actually teabags, with a coarsely ground matcha in them,
>as well as with powder outside the bag in the same envelope. The notion
>is that you're supposed to put the teabag into the tea to steep and then
>add the powder from the same package. It works better than I'd ever have
>expected.


I think Ive encountered these in a Japanese restaurant once or twice.
But please try to seal them as best you can, and maybe refrigerate them
in small batches to avoid condensation.

/Lew
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