There are endless varia-teas of great matcha infused food and drinks around the Klang Valley and we’ve gathered five of the best offering different matcha yummy treats!
So what is matcha? It’s basically a powdered green tea where the green tea leaves are grind. Depending on the quality of the matcha, you can the full nutritional values contained on the leaf. Of course, you can get those in the highest quality of matcha which you can tell from the colour of the matcha powder. The vibrant the green the better it is; those are called ceremonial grade. According to matchasource.com a cup of matcha tea has the nutritional equivalent to that of 10 cups of the regular green tea. We must say There’s just something about the green aromatic tea that gives a sense of zen to your body inside and out.
With that here are our top picks to get your matcha craving fix for the weekend!
Get a delicious spoonful of their green tea lava cake for the ultimate indulgent treat! Light and fluffy, once you dig your spoon in the cake, the molten core just oozes out. Hello, foodgasm or what?! To accompany it, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and matcha chocolate completes the dessert.
Where: A4-G2-02, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur.
2. Hero Matcha Kyoto
If you happen to be in Pavilion, head up to level 6 and enter the Tokyo Street. There you can find this very simple Japanese Green Tea shop that serves simple ice cream and Matcha drinks only. The Matcha’s used are from the brand, Maruyuku Koyamaen brought in all the way from Kyoto, Japan. This award winning brand has been making super high-quality tea for more than 300 years. You can be sure with that kind of longevity in the business, they probably know their stuff!
Where: Lvl 6, Pavilion, KL
3. Nana’s Green Tea
What’s better than having a green tea in a cone? Having it as a towering parfait! Their fan favourite Matcha Nama Chocolate Parfait has green tea Kanten jelly base, vanilla ice cream, cornflakes, matcha ice cream, red bean paste, drizzled with matcha syrup and topped with whipped cream to complete the whole tower. That’s a whole lot of stuff but trust us, don’t overthink it. Just dig right in and taste the flavourful explosion!
Where: LG, Mid Valley Megamall
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Cool your body down with a nice cold Matcha soft ice cream at this place. Using only high-quality Matcha, made from using the traditional grinding method, they can guarantee the authenticity is there in the flavours. The milky and green tea goodness can be eaten or drink in a variety of ways from having them on cones to having them as their Houjicha Milk Float. With 155 years of history in green tea making, you have to give it a go!
Where: 58, Jalan SS 21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
5. Beard Papa
We’re already a fan of Papa Beard’s cream puff with the vanilla bean cream filling and having the Matcha option on their menu makes them our go-to place for green tea cream puffs. They mixed the Matcha powder to their signature vanilla cream and stuff it fully in their crispy choux pastry, it makes every bite so irresistible. One is never enough!
Where: LG, Mid Valley Megamall