What is Matcha?

Referred to by some as “green tea on steroids,” Matcha is a powdered green tea that delivers even more health benefits than brewed tea. We call all of our grades ‘Matcha” We carry both the Japanese grades and a lesser more economical Chinese organic grade. When you drink Matcha you ingest the whole leaf, not […]

Irish Matcha Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, peeled and sliced 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any milk of your choice) 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste) 1 teaspoon matcha powder 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup rolled oats (optional, for added texture and fiber) Handful of spinach leaves (optional, […]

Spring Awakening: Distinctly Tea’s Matcha Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon matcha powder 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Maple syrup, to serve Fresh blueberries, to serve Instructions: In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, matcha powder, […]


Matcha is a variety of fine, powdered green tea used particularly in the Japanese tea ceremony, as well as to flavour and dye foods such as mochi and soba noodles, green tea ice cream and a variety of wagashi (Japanese confectionery). The most famous matcha producing regions are Uji in Kyoto, Nishio in Aichi, Shizuoka, and northern Kyushu. The flavour of matcha is dominated by its amino acids. The highest grades of matcha have more intense sweetness and deeper flavour than the standard or coarser grades of tea harvested later in the year.   Matcha Green Tea Benefits - The …

Marrakech Mint Tea

Try out this awesome green tea blend from Distinctly Tea! This beautiful mint tea gives you a double-dose of goodness with its gunpowder green tea and peppermint providing tons of powerful antioxidants. The mint also helps with digestion and when you’re sick, can also be a soothing cold and flu remedy.

Green mint Irish smoothie

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Even if you don’t, this smoothie will make you feel lucky. Packed with spinach and peppermint, this great for you smoothie is not only tasty, but also vegan!