It's All About Tea — sencha

How to Make Japanese Cold Brew Tea, Recipe

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How to Make Japanese Cold Brew Tea, Recipe

So we’ve already talked about How to Make Cold Brew Tea where we provided the general ratios and tips for a good quality cold brew.

 

Today we would like to take the topic to a new level and introduce the best way of making cold brew using Japanese green teas.  (Read more)

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Japanese Face Mask. Discover Sencha Tea Benefits!

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Japanese Face Mask. Discover Sencha Tea Benefits!
Do you ever find yourself with extra sencha tea leaves after you’re done brewing and enjoying the lovely emerald green liquid?

Our guess is yes, unless you eat them… which is quite delicious by the way! But we will go into that another time.

Today we will share a recipe that hopefully many of you will be fond of and we will share how to use green tea for the face. (Read more)

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5 Simple Uses of Japanese Green Tea

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5 Simple Uses of Japanese Green Tea
Sometimes it is hard to look at green tea without considering its medicinal properties. In fact, Japanese green tea has many uses not all of us are aware of. After all, when tea was reaching its popularity in China and soon after brought to Japan, it wasn’t just seen as an enjoyable beverage but as a valuable medicine.  (Read more)

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How to Properly Store Japanese Green Teas

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How to Properly Store Japanese Green Teas
Although there is a general criterion for storing loose leaf teas (in a tightly sealed container, away from moisture, out of the sun, away from smells), each specific tea type has conditions that work better for its longevity.

For example, when we store Japanese teas, we can take a few extra steps to ensure their utmost freshness. (Read more)

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Shincha. Japan's First Tea Harvest of the Year.

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Shincha. Japan's First Tea Harvest of the Year.

Japan doesn't leave much time to relax. As soon as the breathtaking cherry blossom season is over, comes the start of a new time of year — Shincha season. 


For many Japanese tea lovers out there May is basically a holy month!


Tea connoisseurs flock to the markets to secure for themselves some of the year’s limited supply of first flush... (Read more)

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