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We offer an extensive range of the highest quality premium teas, both single estates sourced from tea growing regions around the world and exquisite flavoured blends made by hand in our factory in Edinburgh. 

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How is possible that matcha, which usually turns into a clump when in contact with water, suddenly dissolves beautifully when placed inside a tea bag? And how come are these tea bags more expensive than other green teas yet still way cheaper than matcha sold in pouches? Let the investigation begin.
I feel our Matcha Month at PekoeTea would simply feel incomplete if we didn't try to make Matcha Mille Crepe Cake. It turned out to be easier than I had expected it to be and even though my layers were not perfect, I am still very pleased with the result.
When entering the world of Japanese teas, one can quickly feel intimidated and overwhelmed when hearing about brown rice, stems, roasting, shading, tea powder and more.
Here at Pekoetea, we have decided to dedicate the month of March to one of those elusive 'what exactly is it?' types of teas - matcha. This month we'll be drinking, making, cooking, baking and talking all things matcha!
Due to its health benefits, matcha has seen a surge in popularity over the last years outside of its native home in Japan. At Pekoetea we think the best and most beneficial way to take your matcha is simply to drink it the way it is prepared in Japan.