Go Green with Matcha Tea
Join chef, writer, and tea connoisseur Eric Gower, author of The Breakaway Cook, for a talk and demonstration about matcha tea from its ancient cultivation to the development of the Japanese tea ceremony to matcha’s contemporary comeback as a coffee alternative noted for its refined taste and legendary health benefits. An artisanal coldbrew matcha tasting and dessert pairing will be offered to each guest.
Eric Gower is an author, ghostwriter, editor, tea entrepreneur, cooking instructor, and private chef. He writes a popular column for the San Francisco Chronicle called "The Breakaway Cook," maintains a popular blog of the same name, founded an artisanal green tea company called Breakaway Matcha, and is the author of four cookbooks: The Breakaway Vegetarian Cook, The Breakaway Cook, The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen, and Eric’s Kitchen. He lives and works in Marin County.
Promotional Co-Sponsors: Mechanics' Institute
5:30-6:00 PM: Registration
6:00-7:00 PM: Program