Two months ago I restarted my TEA 101 series that I originally began to explore teas more in depth! I enjoyed the Question and Answer format of the last post, so I wanted to do one specifically about Japanese matchas with Momo Tea, a Canada based company!Continue reading “An Introduction to Japanese Matcha (ft. Momo Tea) | TEA 101”
Tea is a beverage that has many complexities. Therefore, I wanted to break down one question spanning three countries (China, Japan and Korea) and answer why countries have such different teas! I thought it would be fun to bring some tea friends in to get the conversation going!Continue reading “What Makes East Asian Teas Unique? (ft. ZhenTea, Momo Tea and Soocha Tea) | TEA 101”
While I may not always reach for matcha daily, it is still a lovely treat and transports me back to my time in Japan!Continue reading “Naoki Matcha’s Silver Yame Blend – Ceremonial Grade | Tea Review”
I was feeling nostalgic after my NYC Favourite Tea Places list, so I decided to continue the series! Last year I visited Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Over the next few months, I will outline some of my favorite places! This time will be Japan! Continue reading “My Favourite Tea Places in Japan | Tea Travel”
Back in July, I visited New York City for a short trip! Some of my tea friends were meeting up to do an informal tea tour, so I tag along!
As a past intern at Kyoto Obubu Tea Farms, I always think of my time there fondly, so I love drinking tea from the farm because it transports me back to Japan.
Due to some delays, I received this advent calendar late, and I was refunded the cost of the product. That being said, I decided to showcase it through my Instagram stories. However, people seemed interested in it, so I thought that I would do a recap!
While in Japan, one thing I really wanted to do was to visit some tea shops, as well as, see a tea ceremony in Kyoto! Last weekend, I had a free day, so I decided to go on a tea adventure!
For the last two weeks, I have talked about matcha tea ceremonies, matcha tea utensils, and now it is finally time to talk about matcha itself! In this post I want to break down how the tea is made.
Last week, I had a chance to see a tea ceremony and try portions of it out! This week, I thought that it would be interesting follow that post up with the teaware used during the ceremony, as well as give some tips on whisking matcha!