Are you enjoying Matcha green tea every day? I bet some of Matcha lovers got the little bamboo whisk to make Japanese traditional foamy Matcha. In this page, we’ll see how to take proper care of the whisk.
Table of Contents
- How to take out the Bamboo Whisk from the box
- How to avoid breakage of the Bamboo Whisk
- How to clean the Bamboo Whisk
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How to take out the Bamboo Whisk from the box
Was your brand new Bamboo Whisk stuck in the box? Don’t worry that is normal!
The bamboo whisk is very delicate, so manufactures usually glue it on the inside of the box to keep it from moving around.
You just carefully remove it from the box and clean the glue on the whisk with warm water.
How to avoid breakage of the Bamboo Whisk
Bamboo is very frexible and strong but its thin tips are still fragile. To avoid damaging it as little as possible, I strongly recommend that you to soak it in warm water before you use it.
But always remember. The Bamboo Whisk for Matcha is a consumable item! Even if it breaks, we should accept that.
How to clean the Bamboo Whisk
First of all, you shouldn’t use any sponges, dish detergents or dish washers when cleaning.
To clean the bamboo whisk, you should use warm water and your hands only. Basically, only Matcha green tea powder and water are on the whisk and we don’t use it for anything else. So, it never gets that dirty. After you use it, simply whisk warm water with it. Then, if you see any excess spots, you can use your finger to clean it off.
After that, gently shake off the excess water, reshape it a little if needed and let it air dry. A special hanging tool exist, but we can survive without it.