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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Tea & Oat Milk - A Cup of Good Choices

Tea & Oat Milk - A Cup of Good Choices

September 14, 2022

I went to Blue Bottle Coffee the other day and ordered a matcha latte. I noted that the store's default milk is oat milk and not whole milk, as what would typically be expected. This gave me a slight pause. I know oat milk is currently very popular. Still, before this visit, I hadn't really considered that it might be made the default milk in coffee shops and other similar establishments. 

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How to Cold Brew Japanese Green Tea - The Expert Advice

How to Cold Brew Japanese Green Tea - The Expert Advice

August 14, 2022

If you’re a tea lover, why not try cold brewing your next pot of Japanese green tea? Cold brewing might sound complicated if you haven’t tried it before, but it’s actually a simple process, and it results in a uniquely sweet, smooth tea. Cold brewing even offers a number of unique health benefits that you won’t get if you brew your tea with hot water. Keep reading to learn about the process of cold brewing Japanese green tea.

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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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10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With

10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With

June 20, 2022

This post covers 10 food and green tea pairings (including savory and sweet options with green tea) that you'll want to try right away.

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Can I use K-Cup to brew green tea?

Can I use K-Cup to brew green tea?

June 06, 2022

Discover everything you need to know about making K-Cup tea, including a delicious cup of Japanese green tea!

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Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Hojicha Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Japanese Hojicha Tea

June 05, 2022

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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WHAT IS SHINCHA TEA, AND WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE?

WHAT IS SHINCHA TEA, AND WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE?

May 12, 2022

Shincha tea is prized for many reasons, and this post breaks down the many things that make new crop tea so special and unique. 

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MOTHER'S DAY: 5 HEART-WARMING THINGS TO DO FOR YOUR TEA-LOVER MOM

MOTHER'S DAY: 5 HEART-WARMING THINGS TO DO FOR YOUR TEA-LOVER MOM

May 02, 2022

If your mom is a tea-lover, these heartwarming Mother's Day ideas are exactly what you've been looking for to celebrate this day with her!

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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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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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Matcha-Infused Filipino Treats: Puto and Pancit Canton Combo

Matcha-Infused Filipino Treats: Puto and Pancit Canton Combo

March 16, 2022

Calling the attention of all the Filipino and Non-Filipino matcha lovers out there, you might’ve found the perfect blog post for you. One thing’s for sure, you’re in for a treat! 

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Is Stevia the Healthy Sugar Alternative for my Tea? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Stevia the Healthy Sugar Alternative for my Tea? - Green Tea Quiz

February 28, 2022

One of the greatest elements of tea is the sheer variety in its types. While Japanese green tea is incredibly popular in many parts of the world, black tea rules others. Some enjoy the caffeine-free “teas” such as chamomile tea while an entirely separate world of matcha recipes appears to have established its own unique culture. Regardless of what you enjoy, flavor likely constitutes some part of your tea experience.

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Everything You Need To Know About Sencha Green Tea

Everything You Need To Know About Sencha Green Tea

February 07, 2022

This post covers everything you need to know about sencha green tea, including several tips for brewing a delicious cup of tea. 

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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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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BAKING WITH MATCHA AND GREEN TEA: RECIPE FOR MATCHA GREEN TEA MILK BREAD

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BAKING WITH MATCHA AND GREEN TEA: RECIPE FOR MATCHA GREEN TEA MILK BREAD

December 01, 2021

 Here are some tips for making green tea recipes with matcha or loose leaf tea, as well as a recipe for matcha green tea milk bread.

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Green Tea Mania's 16 Stocking Stuffer List - 2021 Holiday Version

Green Tea Mania's 16 Stocking Stuffer List - 2021 Holiday Version

November 11, 2021

Thinking about good gift ideas for a green tea lover in your life? Here is my list of a 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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Green Tea Bubble Tea - What is it? Why is it Trending? & How You Can Make it at Home

Green Tea Bubble Tea - What is it? Why is it Trending? & How You Can Make it at Home

October 04, 2021

This post discusses everything you need to know about green tea, bubble tea, its history and how to make it at home.

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Matcha Banana Smoothie – How Matcha is used in the trendy beverage in Japan

Matcha Banana Smoothie – How Matcha is used in the trendy beverage in Japan

September 27, 2021

Tapioca drinks have swept a vast number of countries with their steady hold on teenagers and young adults, and Japan is not an exception to this. With the sheer amount of tapioca (or boba in some places) joints that have been popping up across Japan, it’s not an understatement that this drink is the trendy choice to sip on as you walk through Shibuya, Harajuku, or even Dotonbori. But just like waves, trends come and go, and it begs for the question: what’s the next thing that’ll make waves in Japan?

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Coffee Creamer: The Secret to Making Matcha Drinks Taste Amazing?

Coffee Creamer: The Secret to Making Matcha Drinks Taste Amazing?

September 20, 2021

What is Coffee Creamer?
Here is a discovery from one of my little trials: using coffee creamer for matcha. Putting creamer in my matcha dishes when my friends come over is one of my favorite, little secret recipes.
In this article, I will show you what coffee creamer is and how you can use it to enhance your matcha tea.

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What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

What Does Astringency Mean For Tea Drinking?

August 16, 2021

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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Oregano Tea Benefits and Some Healthy Tea Snacks

Oregano Tea Benefits and Some Healthy Tea Snacks

July 23, 2021

Did you know that oregano, a well-known ingredient in your favorite pizza dish, can also be used for the preparation of a tea that can have an awesome effect on your immune system? 

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10 Trendy Green Tea Cocktail Recipes You Will Love

10 Trendy Green Tea Cocktail Recipes You Will Love

July 05, 2021

Take a look at these 10 green tea cocktail recipes, including shooters and spritzers, to find your new favorite beverage.

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