These recipes prooves how creativity can change even the tasteless of the ingredients into something exciting. And we are making an epitome out of it. Here are some delicious and refreshing drinks recipe made out of matcha.
Spicy Matcha Margaritas
1. In a cocktail shaker or jar muddle the jalapeno with the lime juice. Pour in the remaining ingredients and shake vigorously.
2. Pour over ice and garnish with a lime wedge and extra jalapeños.
1. Pour the honey into a large glass (the one that you plan on serving with), then add 1 Tbsp of hot water and stir until you get a thinned honey water. Add the sifted matcha, then mix with a spoon until the matcha is thoroughly incorporated and there are no lumps.
2. Squeeze the juice from each lime wedge into the mixture, then throw 2 of the wedges into the mixture (discard the other 2). Add the mint leaves to the matcha honey mixture, then slightly crush the leaves and lime wedges with the back of the spoon.
3. Add the rum, then mix again. Add the ice cubes, then top off with club soda and give the Matcha Mojito one last mix before serving.
In a cocktail shaker, combine the whisky, lemon juice, Honey Syrup and matcha; shake vigorously. Pour into a chilled, ice-filled collins glass. Pour the club soda into the shaker, swirl around to rinse, then stir into the glass. Garnish with the lemon wheel.
Matcha Mint Juleps
1. Place the matcha in a bowl, and gradually work in a tablespoon of the water drop by drop, stirring constantly, until the matcha is a smooth paste. Gradually stir in the rest of the water.
2. Place the mint leaves and sugar in a jar or measuring pitcher, and mash with a muddler (or the back of a wooden spoon until the sugar is dissolved and the leaves are bruised.
3. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice, and all of the bourbon and the matcha mixture. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing on the mint to extract all the good stuff.
4. Taste, adding more lemon if you feel the drink needs it, then pour into two ice-filled tumblers and garnish with a few mint leaves.