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The 4 Reasons Everyone Is Switching To Matcha Green Tea

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The 4 Reasons Everyone Is Switching To Matcha Green Tea

Across the world, cafes, restaurants, and coffee shops are adding matcha green tea powder into their staples. Almost all coffee shops now offer matcha beverages as an alternative to coffee. And why wouldn’t they! Matcha is a delicious, energizing, and healthy Japanese green tea that deserves attention. 

So what are the main reasons everyone’s making the switch? (Read more)

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Choosing The Best Teacup For Your Tea Ceremony

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Choosing The Best Teacup For Your Tea Ceremony

Teacups! They come in so many different shapes and sizes. Growing up in the west, I was always used to drinking tea from giant mugs. And the more absurdly giant the cup was — the better! I still remember like it was yesterday, the day I first tried tea from a tiny teacup, which barely fit in my fingers. It seemed it wasn’t even enough tea for half a sip. However, that half a sip was incomparable to any of the giant tea gulps I’ve had before! 

 

There exist many different styles of teacups used for both the tea ceremony and casual tea drinking. Let’s take a look at each one. (Read more) 

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7 Easy Matcha Recipes You'll Love

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7 Easy Matcha Recipes You'll Love

Matcha is always at the forefront of our tea shelf, not just because its a significant boost of energy and exquisite ceremonial style, but also because it's undeniably versatile!

From tea to lattes, smoothies, cocktails, cakes, cookies, salad dressings, barbecue rubs, soup broths, you name it! Matcha has been used both in cooking and beverages for decades. (Read more)

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The Benefits Of Culinary Grade Matcha (Matcha Face Mask Recipe!)

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The Benefits Of Culinary Grade Matcha (Matcha Face Mask Recipe!)
On the shelves of beauty stores nowadays, we find different kinds of skin products with matcha powder as one of the star ingredients. And as we’ve noticed, these products aren’t always the cheapest. Making a home-made matcha green tea face mask is both an economical and sustainable way to keep your skin feeling healthy and refreshed. (Read more)

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Zen, The Art Of Incense Burning And The Tea Ceremony

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Zen, The Art Of Incense Burning And The Tea Ceremony

In the somewhat intricate world of tea ceremony, there exists a debate: incense or no incense? 

Personal preference aside, we decided to go deeper into why exactly incense can be burned during tea ceremonies. After all, this is a long tradition that has holds its roots in Buddhism and has made its way into the traditional tea ceremony. (Read more)

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