Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

May 07, 2021

I was so excited to be one of the first people to join the Virtual Green Tea Tour, a new and magical tour offered by Arigato Japan that has been the pioneer for English-speaking Japanese tours for many years, featured by the New York Times Travel Shows, CNN Travel and more.
In this article (and a bit of video), I want to share with you a small segment of the virtual tour.  Read on and watch the video of the piece of the actual tour here.

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6 Tea Shops In Tokyo You Don’t Want To Miss

6 Tea Shops In Tokyo You Don’t Want To Miss

May 05, 2021

I’ve compiled a list of the 6 best places to buy and drink green tea in the nation's capital, some of which you absolutely shouldn't miss! And don’t even think of drinking green tea from your hotel’s room and calling it quits.

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How Tea Helps With Mental Health

How Tea Helps With Mental Health

January 26, 2021

If you know anything about tea at all, you may be aware that it has many potential curative properties. In addition to this, it is a healthy drink, which might be able to benefit your health in a number of different ways. This article will look at how tea might help with mental health issues.

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How to Make Matcha Chocolate Bars & Matcha Dry Cake

How to Make Matcha Chocolate Bars & Matcha Dry Cake

December 25, 2020

Here we are sharing with you some of the easiest and drool-worthy matcha-based preparations that you all must try. 

How to make Matcha Chocolate Bars and Matcha Dry Cake

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17 Tea Blogs that Would take your Tea Experience to the New Level

17 Tea Blogs that Would take your Tea Experience to the New Level

November 25, 2020

There are so many sites out there that talks about tea but let me tell you straight the 17 most useful and captivating tea blogs that would surely make you time worthy to read into.

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Tea vs. Coffee Quiz - 5 Quiz Challenges for you

Tea vs. Coffee Quiz - 5 Quiz Challenges for you

August 23, 2020

There are two main breakfast drinks around the world: tea and coffee.

Do you know how they compare?

Try out this quick little quiz and see what you know when it comes to comparing these two perennial morning favorites.

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VA Pfau Thompson - Featured Tea Artist

VA Pfau Thompson - Featured Tea Artist

August 17, 2020

I love and respect artists. Thanks to having this blog and tea-loving communities such asGreen Tea Club Private Facebook Group, I often have the opportunity to meet with great tea artists. I always wanted to use my blog to showcase my personal favorite tea artists who are in the Japanese tea industry. This is my first attempt to do this. Let me introduce beautiful tea art by ceramic tea artist VA Pfau Thompson.

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How to make Matcha Rose Latte

How to make Matcha Rose Latte

July 23, 2020

Matcha Rose latte is the perfect blend of premium quality green tea and nut milk and naturally sweetened by honey. The rose petals give it a beautiful but delicate touch and further enhances the sweetness.

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Japanese Green Tea’s Effect on Women Fitness and Exercise

Japanese Green Tea’s Effect on Women Fitness and Exercise

May 31, 2020

If you are wondering what are the effects of Japanese green tea in women’s health, you have come to the right place. Because here, we have rounded up 6 reasons why women should find time making and drinking tea in order to enjoy its several benefits after.

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Tea vs Coffee – Which Is The Better Caffeine Choice For Runners

Tea vs Coffee – Which Is The Better Caffeine Choice For Runners

March 25, 2020

A lot of athletes start their day with coffee or tea, especially before their exercise session.

Researcher from WalkJogRun, Mackenzie Jervis, explains the differences between the two from the expert runner perspective. 

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What Water Filter to Use for Brewing Tasty Japanese Green Tea?

What Water Filter to Use for Brewing Tasty Japanese Green Tea?

March 04, 2020

Which water filter is good for making tasty Japanese Green Tea? Water Filter Expert Eugene Nikolajev (Founder of DrinkingWaterBase) answers this question in detail.  In this article, he explains different types of water filter and how it can help you to make tasty cup of tea.

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How to Make Matcha Macarons - Video Recipe

How to Make Matcha Macarons - Video Recipe

January 17, 2020

Japanese Green Tea (Matcha) Macarons – a recipe for these delicious, light, and crunchy sweet treats that perfectly blend Western technique with Eastern flavors.

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Layered Hojicha and Matcha Latte

Layered Hojicha and Matcha Latte

December 10, 2019

We are excited to feature recipes of layered hojicha and matcha latte introduced by Diana from Foodology.ca.  These two recipes are easy to make and looks so pretty and perfect for serving to guest.  Enjoy!

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Why Tea Is Perfect For A Tee Time?

Why Tea Is Perfect For A Tee Time?

November 07, 2019

 In this article, Golf Expert Jordan from Golf Influence will share how tea can help you with golf. 
A hot dog and a sports drink at the turn, and maybe a few beers on the back 9 is the usual golf course diet for many amateur players. But recent studies are indicating that a sensible caffeine source like green tea can help you keep your head in the game and shave strokes off your score.

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Behind the Scene  - How We Made the Matcha Video

Behind the Scene - How We Made the Matcha Video

July 14, 2019

You might have seen this video.     
We made a fun stop-motion video which shows you How to Make Perfect Cup of Matcha.   
In this blog post, I share with you how we made this amazing and fun video.  It is really a lot of effort, tricks and magic that went into this 30 seconds video. 

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Shell Ginger Tea - The Secret To Longevity

Shell Ginger Tea - The Secret To Longevity

July 09, 2019

Since Japan has the highest average life expectancy in the world for the past 20 years, people have been trying to find the secret. One area of Japan known as Okinawa has a fruit known as the moon peach or shell ginger. Is the tea made from this plant the secret to living a long life? This article discusses the different benefits you can get from the shell ginger plant.

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How to Make Matcha Okara Cookies - Guest Post By: Pat Tokuyama from All Day I Eat

How to Make Matcha Okara Cookies - Guest Post By: Pat Tokuyama from All Day I Eat

March 01, 2019

Matcha Cookie with Okara - Okara is the soy bean pulp that’s left over from making soy milk. 

This is a guest post by Pat Tokuyama from All Day I Eat. Pat shows you how to make yummy Okara Matcha cookies in simple steps in his video.  

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Tips for making tea part of your post-run/recovery routine

Tips for making tea part of your post-run/recovery routine

September 10, 2018

I’ll describe in detail what my post-run recovery routine often looks like, I’ll also describe why I think including tea in your post-run recovery routine may make a lot of sense for you (and how it may even help you in your recovery process).  My recommendations come from my own personal experience, so if you’re in a slump with your recovery process, you may want to consider my suggestions: particularly if you’re up to trying something new. 

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Fresh Healthy Recipe - Mango Bubble Tea with Green Tea

Fresh Healthy Recipe - Mango Bubble Tea with Green Tea

June 27, 2018

Bubble Tea was invented in Taiwan in the 1980’s and got its name from the bubbles that appear after vigorously shaking the contents of the drink. Since then, Bubble Tea has grown in popularity over the years and can now be enjoyed in many different varieties.  One of our favorite summer varieties is Mango Bubble Tea which can be made by mixing chilled jasmine green tea with fresh mango or mango ice cream.

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Steeping Guide