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Hojicha Powder | A Great Low Caffeine Matcha Alternative

Happy Matcha Monday Everyone! You all know that I love Matcha and that I love to prepare it traditionally as often as I can, but I can sadly only have one bowl a day because more than that and it will react too harshly with the medication I am on for my chronic migraines. So… Continue reading Hojicha Powder | A Great Low Caffeine Matcha Alternative

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What is Batabatacha? – A Traditional Japanese Herbal Blend & A Fermented Tea

Not too long ago now I was able to purchase(*) Batabatacha through Yunomi. I took a risk with this blend because I had never tried anything like this before, but I’m always looking to learn more about Japanese tea traditions and to try them out for myself so I wanted to give it a go… Continue reading What is Batabatacha? – A Traditional Japanese Herbal Blend & A Fermented Tea

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 15 | Shizuoka

Sadly the last day of the Japanese Tea Marathon has come and gone (I'm a day late to posting this because I had my first covid jab yesterday) but just because yesterday was the last day of the marathon, it didn't mean that the session wasn't just as jam packed and informative as the ones… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 15 | Shizuoka

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 13 | Saitama

The last days of the Japanese tea marathon have started to arrive and today for Day 13 we are travelling to Saitama which is one of a few land-locked prefectures and one of the smallest in Japan. However, it has one of the biggest population densities. This can be explained by its geographical location. Saitama… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 13 | Saitama

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The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 9 | Nara

Can you believe that we are already at Day 9 of the Japanese tea marathon! I feel like it's all flying by so fast but I'm enjoying every single moment of it and I really have been able to learn so much. I'll definitely be sad when it's time for the marathon to finish but… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 9 | Nara