DAVIDsTEA Matcha Advent Calendar – Day 21
This smelled lovely when I pulled it out of its drawer this morning. Very candylike but I’m okay with candylike strawberry so was excited to try it. Prepared with 8 ounces of warm water and 4 ounces of warm milk.
Prepared this way, it tastes pretty much exactly like strawberry Pocky… Very creamy and decadent artificial candy strawberry. The flavoring rather overpowers the matcha here, which I can perhaps taste a hint of if I cross my eyes and concentrate. There is a touch of bitterness that pops up at the end of the sip.
I’m enjoying this cuppa this morning as a sort of “guilty pleasure” matcha due to it reminding me of Japanese strawberry sweets. :)
As for the jam, today’s selection is White Nectarine-Peach Spread. To be honest, I had no idea white nectarines were even a thing… But I love stonefruits, so this sounds delish to me! Yum, it has such a fresh nectarine and peach flavor. I will say there is little-to-no tartness here, and I feel like a little bit would really help punch up the crisp stonefruit flavors. Even so, this is scrumptious for an apricot jam lover like myself!
(today’s advent teas: https://www.instagram.com/p/CJELciWgFOJ/)
Flavors: Artificial, Bitter, Candy, Cookie, Grass, Strawberry, Sugar, Sweet, Vegetal