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Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Matchas From Naoki Matcha

These three matchas are from Uji (specifically the area near Joyo), Wazuka and Nisho. They are high-grade matchas that are suitable for both usucha and koicha and they have been named after the regions they come from Uji Harmony, Wazuka Hilltop and Nishio Bloom. Each of the matchas was shaded for around six weeks. Elevation… Continue reading Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Matchas From Naoki Matcha

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Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Mystery Matchas From Happuan Souen

Recently I was asked by Happuan Souen, who is a Omotesenke instructor and Matcha Seller over on Instagram, if I would be willing to try out three mystery matchas and compare them and send my feedback to them. Two of the matchas are low-pesticide and one matcha is for the Japanese domestic market. When I… Continue reading Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Mystery Matchas From Happuan Souen

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Matcha Monday Masterclasses – Preparing Matcha Using Other Teas

It’s time again for another Matcha Monday Masterclass and this time around I’m going to be sharing a method I’ve been using for years now to add a little bit of variety to my daily bowls of matcha. Since I’ve moved away from drinking flavoured tea, and always favoured traditional matcha over flavoured matcha, when… Continue reading Matcha Monday Masterclasses – Preparing Matcha Using Other Teas

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The Schools Of Japanese Tea – Urasenke

Happy Matcha Monday everyone! Today I'm going to be starting a whole new series here on my blog which will be completely centred around the schools of Japanese tea and their origins, practices, concepts and more. They say to write the content you would look for and want to read the most and for years… Continue reading The Schools Of Japanese Tea – Urasenke

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Matcha Monday | Which Fruits Pair Perfectly With Koicha?

Hey Everyone! Happy Matcha Monday, For today's post I'm coming to you with something a little bit different that usual as today we are going to be talking all about tea and food pairings, specifically looking into which fruits pair well with Koicha. I was inspired to do this little experiment by Nio Teas over… Continue reading Matcha Monday | Which Fruits Pair Perfectly With Koicha?