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Matcha Workshop 1:30 pm


Matcha is a powdered green tea obtained by stone grinding. It is the most concentrated form of tea, loaded with healthy ingredients! In this workshop learn more about this classic Japanese Tea, as well as about traditional & modern ways of its preparation. Practice using a bamboo whisk, and an electric frother.

Presenter - Margaret Harris / Margaret's Fine Imports - Tea Pittsburgh

Margaret Harris is the owner of Margaret's Fine Imports, a tea and gourmet food store in the Squirrel Hill district of Pittsburgh, PA (est. 2002). As one of Pittsburgh's primary tea experts, she is a tea consultant and has conducted classes and workshops on tea and its many aspects: ways of preparation, history, traditions, health benefits etc. As a native of Poland, where tea is the primary household beverage, Margaret’s lifelong tea experience began quite early: she had her first cup of fennel tea as a newborn baby…Margaret is a graduate of Warsaw Medical College. Her medical background comes in handy in her teaching experience, especially when it comes to the health aspects of tea & herbs. Margaret is a co-founding member of the Pittsburgh Tea Association.

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