for me, 2022 among many other things is about trying to allow myself to have as many new tea experiences as possible, of which I have luckily already had a few in just the first two months. Today I wanted to add to that list of new tea experiences in 2022 with another tea first… Continue reading Trying a Bizenya – Hand Picked Fukumidori – Sayamacha White Tea For The First Time
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!
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!
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
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