Legend has it that tea was first discovered when the Chinese Emperor Shen Nong was boiling water to drink when a gust of wind had caused some leaves of a tea plant nearby to fall into his pot. He liked the resulting beverage so much that tea was born.
However, this is just one of many theories, and that up till today, there has not been concrete proof as to how tea was first discovered. Nonetheless, see how the popular beverage has evolved over generations, and how it is being consumed all over the world!
Matcha is finely milled or fine powder green tea. The Japanese tea ceremony centers on the preparation, serving, and drinking of matcha.