How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha - Video Recipe

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha - Video Recipe

March 22, 2020

A short animated video showing How to Make the Perfect Cup of Matcha.

30-seconds Youtube Video show you easy steps to make your matcha perfect. 

Click here to watch the cute animated Video Recipe.

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20 Best Tea Lover Items to Buy on Amazon

20 Best Tea Lover Items to Buy on Amazon

March 20, 2020

Gadgets and gifts! We love gadgets and gifts.  And Japanese green tea lovers are no exception.  Many of my readers have asked for thoughtful ideas for gift giving.

Read on to find my top 10 best tea lover items that I have found – and all under $50 on Amazon!  

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10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

February 29, 2020

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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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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Green Tea Mania’s 10 Stocking Stuffer List

Green Tea Mania’s 10 Stocking Stuffer List

November 28, 2019

Thinking about good gift ideas for a green tea lover in your life? Here is my list of few green tea products that are good for stocking stuffers. Other cultures have just barely scratched the surface of the many uses of green tea. However, the Japanese have quite a head start and are still discovering new uses as it becomes a popular ingredient worldwide.

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What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

November 13, 2019

Green tea has become such a popular drink in recent years that different factors have come to the forefront of tea culture. Astringency (渋み) is a hot topic among tea drinkers but is often misunderstood. What is astringency and what causes  it? Why is it such a touchy subject in the first place? What are the basic categories of tea astringency? This article discusses everything you need to know about astringency in green tea.

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10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With

10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With

October 31, 2019

Green tea is a delicious drink that is amazing to have with meals. Did you know that there are three different flavors of green tea? These three flavors of green tea pair well with various flavor profiles in food. This article discusses 10 foods that pair well with the multiple types of green tea.

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Matcha Lover's 21st Century Recipe Collection - E-Book

Matcha Lover's 21st Century Recipe Collection - E-Book

October 04, 2019

Get free E-book "Matcha Lover's 21st Century Recipe Collection" By Kei Nishida (42 pages recipe book) 

Few people requested me if I have a printable recipe book just for matcha, so I collected most popular recipes and put together this 40-pages-long short recipe collection. 

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How To Cold Brew Matcha

How To Cold Brew Matcha

September 25, 2019

Cold brewing green tea has a lot of factors involved. Cold brewing green tea is different than cold brewing matcha. You need to make sure you have a good quality bottle, and determine which liquid will be best for your matcha. You also have to determine the right proportions for the matcha powder, the liquid, and the ice if preferred. This article discusses all of these factors and provides a great recipe for cold brewing matcha.

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Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Hojicha Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Hojicha Tea

September 17, 2019

Hojicha is a very popular type of Japanese green tea. It has many differences from the tea most are familiar with, and some do not know different aspects of it. Do you know how it is different from Chinese roasted tea? Do you know how to brew Hojicha for the best flavor? Did you know you can find good Hojicha no matter where you live? This article discusses everything you need to know about Hojicha green tea.

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How To Tell If Japanese Green Tea Is Good Quality Or Not

How To Tell If Japanese Green Tea Is Good Quality Or Not

September 10, 2019

With so many companies and brands selling Japanese green tea varieties these days, it can be tricky knowing which tea is the best quality. There are a few different ways of knowing how good your Japanese green tea is. Checking how it looks, smells, and tastes can all be signs of how good the quality is or not. Testing different ways of preparation can also have an effect on the final cup of tea. This article goes into detail on each of these factors to help you figure out how to get the best-tasting cup of Japanese green tea possible!

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A Guide to Genmaicha for Curious Tea Drinkers

A Guide to Genmaicha for Curious Tea Drinkers

September 01, 2019

With the many varieties of Japanese green tea, there are some varieties that many people do not know a lot about. Genmaicha is a delicious green tea but is lesser-known than other types. Do you know how to make Genmaicha tea at home? Do you know how to store it? This article discusses the high points of Genmaicha tea, as well as reputable sources that you can purchase it from.

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Everything You Need To Know About Sencha Green Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Sencha Green Tea

August 22, 2019

Sencha green tea (煎茶) is a popular type of Japanese green tea that has a unique flavor profile. With numerous health benefits that can be derived from drinking it and the wide variety of types of sencha available, there is a lot to learn about Japanese sencha green tea. Read on to learn about the different varieties of sencha, the difference between matcha and sencha, and how to make a delicious cup of sencha.

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What is the best equipment for Cold-brewing Japanese Green Tea?

What is the best equipment for Cold-brewing Japanese Green Tea?

June 25, 2019

In today's world, busy lifestyles make it difficult to slow down and enjoy a good cup of Japanese green tea. If you enjoy drinking your green tea on the go, then you are sure to enjoy using the Hario Cold Brew Filter-In Tea Bottle! This article discusses the pros and cons of using this tea bottle.

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Can I use K-cup to brew green tea?

Can I use K-cup to brew green tea?

June 18, 2019

When making a good cup of Japanese green tea, we don't always have a lot of time to make it the traditional way. However, there is still a quick way to make a good cup of green tea: by using the Keurig. This article discusses how to make a delicious cup of Japanese green tea, without taking too much time.

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5 Heart-warming Things You can Do for Your Tea-lover Mom

5 Heart-warming Things You can Do for Your Tea-lover Mom

April 27, 2019

Mother's Day is just around the corner and you may be wondering what to get your mom. Adding personal touches to gifts is always the way to go, especially with family. A great way to start your search for the perfect gift is by taking your mother's likes and dislikes into account. By doing so, you won't just show her that you went through the effort to get a gift, but also that you put some genuine thought into selecting her gift. If your mother loves tea, you’re in luck because you'll find five heartwarming gift ideas for her!

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Which Tea Kettle Should I Use to Brew Japanese Green Tea?

Which Tea Kettle Should I Use to Brew Japanese Green Tea?

April 10, 2019

When it comes to making a good cup of Japanese green tea, there are different factors to take into consideration. One factor is the tea kettle that is used to brew the tea. Does it matter what materials the tea kettle is made with? How do traditional and modern tea kettles compare? Read this article to find out.

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What You Should Know About Baking with Matcha and Green Tea: Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Milk Bread

What You Should Know About Baking with Matcha and Green Tea: Recipe for Matcha Green Tea Milk Bread

March 06, 2019

Matcha Green Tea can be used in many different foods and drinks. Did you know you can even bake bread with it? Keep reading to discover how you can use Matcha Green Tea when baking, and to find out a recipe for Matcha Green Tea Milk Bread!

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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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How to Make Matcha À La Mode (Matcha Ice Cream)

How to Make Matcha À La Mode (Matcha Ice Cream)

November 30, 2018

I will show you how to make Matcha A La Mode.

A La Mode is French word meaning “in fashion” and describes a sweet dish with ice cream.

Matcha A La Mode is basically matcha with ice cream.

Watch a short video of how to make tasty Matcha A La Mode in less than 2 minutes.

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10 Ways to Enjoy Matcha with Milk

10 Ways to Enjoy Matcha with Milk

October 23, 2018

You already know that green tea is a delicious, healthy beverage, but you might not be aware of just how versatile your favorite tea can be. A wide variety of beverages, desserts, and baked goods blend the rich, satisfying taste of milk with the subtle, earthy flavor of green tea. The possibilities are endless, but we’ve listed ten of our favorite green tea recipes.

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Can Teapot Make Your  Green Tea Taste Better?  - Facts About  Tokoname Teapot (常滑急須)

Can Teapot Make Your Green Tea Taste Better? - Facts About Tokoname Teapot (常滑急須)

July 20, 2018

If you’re a lover of tea, then you might have heard of the term “kyusu” which means “teapot” in Japanese. The Takoname Yaki (常滑焼) is both a remarkable and historic teapot which dates back to the 12th century. Because of the way the teapot is made, it gives the tea a distinguishable flavor, making it well-liked amongst green tea enthusiasts.  Find out if a teapot can really make your green tea tastes better.

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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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