Three Ways | Matcha at Atera

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 0 No tags Permalink 0

14951352111_764e8e4f29_cMaking matcha. Three ways at Atera.

14767859828_a3e6c90f22_cFirst. Hot. Powder…

14767797469_65609d25dc_c…water…

14767794519_828cf66900_c…whisk…

14767792649_6500b8ba21_c…and serve.

14767912627_3415b926e4_cSecond. Iced. Powder…

14767911987_584bcf2018_c…water…

14767792840_2a378a088b_c…and ice. Shaken…

14954121412_8bcb011682_c…and serve. (Super thank you, Jeff!)

14951333741_bea053c275_cThird. My favorite. The pre-shift iced matcha…

14954098662_88b20886a3_c…and more to devour over the course of service. Most brillant ^-^

Oolong for Two

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 1 No tags Permalink 1

15314376723_2411a2b45f_c (1)A very rainy afternoon. Here we are…

15314381093_4fd9551f5a_c…at this table for two.

15747986869_9d9784dd32_cA cup for me. A cup for you.

15932051351_5988b5220c_cOolong. A winter sprout from Taiwan…

15933365612_8ce0eb1a05_c…sweet as could be. First steep. Maple, cotton candy on the nose…

15314378583_153584c0cc_c…vibrant and velvety on the tongue.

15908217606_79157c72a1_cSecond steep. Softer, gentle…but no less rich.

15932053451_a4272be405_cOnto the third. The fourth! And the fifth. The sixth.

15746728330_f187884283_cPretty soon. The sun is gone, the sky is black. Time for dinner ^-^