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How to Brew Tasty Japanese Green Tea

How to Brew Tasty Japanese Green Tea

October 05, 2022

Japanese green tea can be brewed in any number of ways. In this article, we will go over the Simple Way and the Advanced Way for brewing tasty green tea as well as tips for cold brewing.

The Simple way is how most Japanese people consume green tea every day; the Advanced Way is what is being followed by professional green tea producers who recommend the best approach for brewing the tastiest Japanese green tea.

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HOW TO COLD BREW MATCHA: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

HOW TO COLD BREW MATCHA: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

September 27, 2022

Matcha tea makes a deliciously creamy hot beverage. But did you know that it tastes just as good as an iced drink? 

Learn everything you need to know about making the perfect cup of cold brew matcha in this comprehensive guide.

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The History of Japanese Green Tea

The History of Japanese Green Tea

July 14, 2022

Green tea became a staple drink, and we will show you how Japanese green tea turned into a worldwide sensation.
 
You will learn how the Matcha and tea ceremony were created, and how Samurai culture was affected by tea!

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17 Japanese Tea Ceremony Tools

17 Japanese Tea Ceremony Tools

July 07, 2022

A tea ceremony is one of the essential things to do when you appreciate the Japanese culture. Visiting Japan and learning how to do a tea ceremony is a refreshing experience. Since you don't want to miss it when you get home, let's reminisce about the tradition and get started with these beautiful matcha ceremony tools that you can purchase on Amazon.

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Matcha vs Sencha (Loose-leaf) Green Tea: What Are the Differences?

Matcha vs Sencha (Loose-leaf) Green Tea: What Are the Differences?

July 05, 2022

So, you love green tea, but you’re not quite sure about this matcha versus sencha business. Maybe you’ve seen matcha at your local market, but you’ve been hesitant to try it because, well, you have no idea what it is. Or, perhaps you’ve only ever steeped your tea and are looking for something new and different to try. Regardless of your motives, the following will clear up any confusion you may have about the differences between matcha and loose-leaf green tea. We’ll cover variations in texture, growing conditions, processing techniques, consumption methods, and price.

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What is the best way to store your matcha & Japanese green tea?

What is the best way to store your matcha & Japanese green tea?

July 05, 2022

5 Essential Storage Rules for Matcha and Japanese Green Tea

Read on to learn how to store matcha the proper way to ensure that you get the most out of this ancient elixir.

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10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

June 30, 2022

There’s a kind of simplicity in tea with the tradition being “add water” and trust that the flavor profile matches the imagination. However, as I’ve fallen into love with tea, there’s a shocking variation in taste profiles. As the tea market continues to grow, there’s all sorts of tips and tricks out there to alter what shapes the taste of your tea.

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Is it Safe to Eat Green Tea Leaves?

Is it Safe to Eat Green Tea Leaves?

June 30, 2022

You already know that green tea is a great-tasting and relaxing beverage with numerous health benefits, but can the same be said about eating the tea leaves rather than steeping them into a drink? 

Read more to find out the truth.

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Is it Okay to Drink Green Tea on an Empty Stomach?

Is it Okay to Drink Green Tea on an Empty Stomach?

June 16, 2022

Lately, the craze with intermittent fasting has grown a following. This includes fasting, this article tackles the question if green tea is okay to drink while on an empty stomach. Read more about it and the other benefits of green tea while fasting.

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What is Loose Leaf Tea Filters? Explained in One Minute

What is Loose Leaf Tea Filters? Explained in One Minute

May 28, 2022

An exceptional choice for tea brewing enthusiasts, these clever filter bags are an ideal way to get the most out of your loose leaf teas! They are strategically oversized so that your tea leaves are able to fully unfurl—giving them the ability to release maximum flavor and aroma! Each pack comes with 144 high-quality filters, that are 100% biodegradable.

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Is Green Tea An Effective Appetite Suppressant & Weight Loss Aid?

Is Green Tea An Effective Appetite Suppressant & Weight Loss Aid?

May 17, 2022

We discuss green tea as an appetite suppressant & how it acts as a weight loss aid and many other benefits of drinking this beverage.

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Is Decaffeinated Tea Unhealthy?

Is Decaffeinated Tea Unhealthy?

May 10, 2022

There are few things cozier and more comforting than curling up in your favorite chair on a cold evening with a warm blanket and a hot cup of tea. However, as bedtime approaches, you might not want that caffeine buzz keeping you up. If you get your green tea decaffeinated, would it impact its health benefits or even be unhealthy on its own?  Read more to find out the truth.

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Japanese Green Tea vs Chamomile Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

Japanese Green Tea vs Chamomile Tea - 10 battles you don't want to miss

April 29, 2022

Japanese Green Tea and Chamomile garnered a cult following over the years. People drink these beverages for different reasons, some prefer their taste while others often drink them for their wonderful health benefits. Let’s find out which drink suits your lifestyle and health needs so you can figure whether you’re going to purchase Japanese Green Tea or Chamomile Tea.

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Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

Virtual Japanese Green Tea Tour - What is it?

April 19, 2022

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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Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

Does Roasting Green Tea (Hojicha) Make It Less Healthy?

April 15, 2022

Does roasting green tea (hojicha) make green tea healthier or less healthy? We answer this question and many more in this post.

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GREEN TEA AND MILK: 10 WAYS TO ENJOY IT

GREEN TEA AND MILK: 10 WAYS TO ENJOY IT

April 04, 2022

Discover 10 delicious ways to enjoy green tea and milk, including matcha lattes, matcha cupcakes, and milky green tea popsicles.

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10 Popular Types of Japanese Tea Ceremony - How many do you know?

10 Popular Types of Japanese Tea Ceremony - How many do you know?

March 18, 2022

Japanese Tea ceremony is known as Chado (茶道the way of tea) or Cha no yu (茶の湯hot water tea, or hot water of tea) is part of the Japanese culture. It is a tradition where they ceremonially prepare, serve and drink matcha. Many rituals and practices turn into tea ceremonies. You might be asking about when they practice those tea ceremonies and what occasion they celebrate. We will take a journey about the types of tea ceremonies and how they appreciate the tea leaves.

Tea ceremonies are one of the most exciting parts when thinking about the Japanese culture experience. Let’s go and know more about them.

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Introducing New Packaging for our popular Mikan and Lemon Tea

Introducing New Packaging for our popular Mikan and Lemon Tea

March 04, 2022

We are happy to announce and introduce new packaging for our popular tea: Green Tea with Mikan and Green Tea Orange. 

What do you think about the new package?

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What is Tea Ceremony?

What is Tea Ceremony?

February 09, 2022

The Japanese tea ceremony comes from centuries of tea school teachings and traditions. Its practice is a deep spiritual journey that begins with a simple principle - the sharing of tea is best when the heart is humble and pure.

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What is Gyokuro? Explained in One Minute

What is Gyokuro? Explained in One Minute

January 19, 2022

Gyokuro is a special type of green tea shaded from the sun for 20 days with specially made mats which allows the caffeine levels to increase in the leaves, in addition to allowing the amino acids to get stronger, producing a sweeter and stronger flavor. Because of the cultivation process, the leaves have a very particular odor that is impossible to confuse.

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Samurai and Tea

Samurai and Tea

January 11, 2022

How Tea Affected Japanese Warriors and Why they Used Green Tea – History of Japan explained by Obachan, the Grandma of ChaCha.

Obachan explains Boy Kei the history - Watch the video to find out.

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How to Brew Tea in Space

How to Brew Tea in Space

December 20, 2021

My dream from childhood is to go to space. 
Japanese billionaire of Zozotown, Yusaku Maezawa went to space and brew a cup of tea.  Here is more detail and video about brewing tea in the space!  
I hope in our lifetime you and I can do this too! 

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Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality  Than  Loose Leaf  Tea? - Yes or No? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality Than Loose Leaf Tea? - Yes or No? - Green Tea Quiz

December 17, 2021

Is Tea Bag Tea Lower Quality  Than  Loose Leaf  Tea? This article will focus on one of the other big debates about tea, and that is whether loose leaf tea is truly always better than bagged tea as some people claim. Unfortunately, the truth is this answer isn’t always as simple or as straightforward as you might think. With this in mind, here are five important factors that influence the overall quality of bagged teas and how they compare to loose leaf. Read more to find out the truth.

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Will I lose my weight faster if I had lemon or ginger to green tea? - Green Tea Quiz

Will I lose my weight faster if I had lemon or ginger to green tea? - Green Tea Quiz

October 13, 2021

When it comes to weight loss, nothing beats the natural way of losing and shredding those pounds. Thus, one of the best life hacks in the world in reducing that bad weight is drinking a cup of green tea. On the other hand, one of the most staple ingredients that you could find in the kitchen would be lemons and ginger, and while these two are good flavorings for different kinds of dishes, did you know what could do wonders for your target weight too?

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