The kitchen is going green. Matcha is top-quality green tea that has been ground into a fine powder. Traditionally used in the Japanese tea ceremony, it can also be added to many dishes. Now it s your turn to embrace this vibrant green ingredient. Other than the color, what is so special about this powder? The entire tea leaf is ground to make matcha powder, which means all of the beneficial ingredients in green tea like anti oxidants and phytochemicals are preserved. It is a great reason to take a closer look at this green trend! Gretha Scholtz, recipe developer and matcha maven, shows how to use the antioxidant-rich powder in all kinds of dishes. Give ice cream and smoothies a special kick with matcha s earthy-sweet taste. Enjoy energy-boosting breakfasts, delicious main dishes, and a variety of sweets and baked goods even treats can be healthy for you thanks to the matcha in them!