San Francisco Chronicle Food Writer, cookbook author and
gourmet tea importer Eric Gower will demonstrate how to prepare Breakaway Matcha green tea. He will also sign copies of his well-known cookbook, The Breakaway Cook.
Matcha tea is a specialty green tea from Japan that is sold in powder form and retails at upwards of $70 per ounce. Breakaway Matcha tea is like the experience of a heady espresso, but without the jittery side effects. In addition to its sweet, smooth taste, matcha advocates claim a myriad of health benefits and site its high antioxidant concentrations (3 times higher than commercial green