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
Happy New Year Everyone! I know I only posted yesterday and it been a hell of a long time that I've posted two days in a row but today I wanted to follow up on yesterdays Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry post and get the second half of my Q&A with Tezumi Tea out… Continue reading Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry – Tezumi Tea (Q&A -Part 2)
Happy new years eve everyone! I thought I would end off the year with one final post for what has been one of my favorite new series to write for since I re-branded the blog earlier this year, which is my Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry series. I've had so much fun putting together… Continue reading Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry – Tezumi Tea (Q&A -Part 1)
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!