Start with the basics. It's prudent for every green tea lover to have a good foundational knowledge of all things green tea, to begin with the kata (型) factor as you delve into Japanese green tea culture.
Kata (型) refers to the prescribed precise way of learning anything. Most people associate kata with karate, but it’s an element that’s inherent to general Japanese culture. There’s a proper order and manner of doing things.
If you're a new green tea aficionado, cover the basics by going through our collection of informative articles. Seasoned green tea drinkers can confirm their knowledge as well as pick up bits of information they may have missed before.
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Shincha tea is prized for many reasons, and this post breaks down the many things that make new crop tea so special and unique.
Matcha is a unique powdered tea with a complex flavor profile. While some matcha varieties have a fresh, grassy taste, others possess a deep, chocolatey aroma that lingers on the palate. This article explores the science behind matcha's chocolate aroma and delves into the factors that influence the tea's flavor and aroma. We'll take a look at the unique characteristics of high-quality matcha, including the cultivation and processing methods that contribute to its distinctive taste. Whether you're a tea aficionado or just curious about the mysteries of matcha, read on to uncover the delicious secrets of this beloved beverage.
Did you know that the cultivar of tea plant used to make your favorite Japanese green tea can have a significant impact on its taste, aroma, and health benefits? In this informative article, we delve into the world of tea plant cultivars and explore the fascinating differences between popular varieties like Yabukita, Okumidori, and Saemidori. You'll learn how the unique characteristics of each cultivar can influence the final product, and why it's essential to pay attention to the cultivar when choosing your tea. Get ready to discover the amazing world of tea plant cultivars and take your tea-drinking experience to the next level!
Now that COVID is becoming a thing of the past, Japan finally opened up to the world for the tour.
Here are the latest tours in 2022, specifically targeting people who love tea hosted by Arigato Japan, the pioneer for English-speaking Japanese tours for many years, featured by the New York Times Travel Shows, CNN Travel, and more.
Discover the origins of different types of Japanese tea. Explore the picturesque regions where each tea is grown, unlocking the secrets of its unique flavor and aroma.
Explore the captivating world of umami in tea. Unravel its mysteries and elevate your tea-drinking experience with delightful sensory delights.
Welcome to Part Six of the Green Tea Science series! This article will answer Everything You Need to Know About Green Tea and Collagen. We're going to cover important topics relating to green tea and collagen.
Welcome to Part Five of the Green Tea Science series! This article will answer 10 Commonly Asked Questions and How You Can Benefit. We're going to cover important topics relating to commonly asked questions of green tea benefits.
Adding lemon to green tea can make a big difference in how it tastes and it also boasts numerous health benefits! Learn more.
There is clearly more to green tea than meets the eye. It is as diverse as most marketable crops are. While all tea plants belong to the same Camellia Sinensis family, they still manifest differences in shape, color, taste, aroma, etc. That's because they come from different cultivars.
Welcome to Part Four of the Green Tea Science series! This article will answer 15 commonly asked questions about green tea and vitamins. We're going to cover important topics relating to vitamins and green tea, including how much green tea is in vitamins and much more.
Genmaicha is a delicious and unique Japanese tea that combines green tea and roasted rice. Learn about its flavor, health benefits, and cultural significance in our comprehensive guide.