Hey Everyone! Today's post is all about Hojicha which is a tea a lot of people associate with this time of the year so I thought that now was the best time to do this post and assist those of you out there who love hojicha in learning more about what goes into creating it… Continue reading Dark Roast vs Light Roast Hojicha – How Roasting Times and Temperatures Affect Flavour Profile
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
2021 is coming to an end now but we still have some time left and what better way to finish off the year than with another brand new (to me) tea experience. So today this post is going to document my first experience with a 2019 aged Japanese black tea, which again found it's way… Continue reading Tasting Sessions – Trying An Aged Japanese Black Tea For The First Time!
Those of you who have been following me for a while now will remember that I have featured White 2 Teas - Turtle Dove Mini White Tea Cake in a review on my blog before. When I first tried this in 2018 I loved it for what it was and was glad I was able… Continue reading Tasting Sessions | White 2 Tea – 2017 Turtle Dove (Revisited)
If there's one thing we all know well enough by now it's that Japan does green teas perfectly. They have their methods and productions perfected and they have every right to be well know because of their many incredible varieties of green tea. But as we have discussed previously, they also have a long history… Continue reading Tasting Sessions – Trying an aged Japanese oolong for the first time ever!