Which Tea is Good for Me? (Interactive Tea Finder)

Which Tea is Good for Me? (Interactive Tea Finder)

June 25, 2022

Ever wondered what type of tea is good for me? Try our new interactive quiz to find out which tea that is good for you.

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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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Why Japanese Green Tea is Perfect for Intermittent Fasting + How to Guide, What to do & What not to do

Why Japanese Green Tea is Perfect for Intermittent Fasting + How to Guide, What to do & What not to do

June 04, 2022

Intermittent fasting has recently become popular. It’s less of a diet and more of a lifestyle pattern because there are no specifications on what food to eat or limit. This article tackles how Japanese Green Tea is off advantage while doing intermittent fasting.

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Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

Where to Buy Quality Matcha and Japanese Tea Outside Japan

April 25, 2022

I have been doing some research to uncover some purveyors who may offer good green tea options in countries outside Japan and the United States.  I want my customers to have an alternative to our premium tasty Japanese green tea matcha and sencha if shipping costs from our company to their country would be prohibitive. Click here to see my list.

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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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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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10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea

February 22, 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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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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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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The History of Japanese Green Tea

The History of Japanese Green Tea

November 16, 2021

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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GREEN TEA SCIENCE PART 3: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GREEN TEA AND CAFFEINE

GREEN TEA SCIENCE PART 3: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GREEN TEA AND CAFFEINE

November 01, 2021

In part three of this series, we answer common questions about caffeine and green tea, including how much caffeine a cup of tea contains.

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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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Is Matcha originally invented in China or Japan? - Green Tea Quiz

Is Matcha originally invented in China or Japan? - Green Tea Quiz

October 02, 2021

Is matcha originally invented in China or Japan? - Green Tea Quiz

A1: China A2: Japan   Read more for the answer.

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

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

June 09, 2021

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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Japanese Green Tea For Diet: Benefits & Science

Japanese Green Tea For Diet: Benefits & Science

June 07, 2021

Is losing weight your healthy lifestyle goal? Japanese green tea may be able to help. Calorie counters can rest easy knowing that a cup of plain green tea contains just 2 calories or less. Apart from being low in calories, green tea contains a metabolism boosting anti-oxidant which blocks the enzyme that breaks down the hormone used by the nervous system to signal fat cells to break down fat. Better still, this is just one of the ways in which green tea can support your healthy weight loss program. 

Derived from the Camellia sinensis plant, green tea has been used as medicine for over 5,000 years in places like China and India.  In this article we will explorer the true facts and science behind how Japanese Green Tea can help you lose weight, and tips for how you can take most advantage of Japanese Green Tea used for diet purpose... 

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

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

May 03, 2021

Chinese green tea and Japanese green tea both come from the same plant: Camellia Sinensis. However in many ways the similarities stop there. From when and how they're processed to the benefits they serve, Chinese green tea and Japanese green tea differ. Which one is "better" is the subject of this battle, comparing each on 10 ranging criteria.

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20 Yummy And Healthy Green Tea Smoothie Recipes

20 Yummy And Healthy Green Tea Smoothie Recipes

March 15, 2021

Green tea comes in a variety of forms such as tea bag, loose leaves, and matcha. Each form has a slightly different taste, giving options for those who enjoy the taste of green tea and the health benefits it provides. There are mainly two ways to make green tea smoothie:

  • Approach 1 - Matcha Green Tea Smoothie
  • Approach 2 - Loose Leaf Green Tea Smoothie
In this article, I will show you tips and trick of each approach and recipe of each. Read on or bookmark this page as this is the ultimate guide to making green tea smoothie!

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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?

March 06, 2021

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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How to Cold Brew Japanese Green Tea - The Expert Advice

How to Cold Brew Japanese Green Tea - The Expert Advice

February 12, 2021

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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