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Tea Recipe: Matcha Shortbread Cookies

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Tea Recipe: Matcha Shortbread Cookies

These matcha shortbread cookies are very simple to make, using ingredients that many might already have on hand. The best part is a little matcha goes a long way! The following recipe yields 20 cookies and you will only need about 2 tablespoons of matcha powder. (Read more)

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Japanese Loose Leaf Green Tea Brewing Methods

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Japanese Loose Leaf Green Tea Brewing Methods

Brewing Japanese green tea differs slightly from the traditional methods used for Chinese teas. Both the teapot and cups tend to be slightly larger.

Follow these simple steps and you are guaranteed to have a good cup of Japanese green tea. (Read more)

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The Differences Between Raw and Ripe Pu-erh

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The Differences Between Raw and Ripe Pu-erh

There are two variations of Pu-erh tea: Sheng Pu-erh (the raw or green type) and Shou Pu-erh (the ripened or black type). 

Both Shou and Sheng Pu-erh teas are made from a sun-dried tea called Saiqing Mao Cha. After fermentation and roasting, pu-erh tea is aged, often for many years, resulting in it’s dark color and bold, mellow flavor. (Read more)

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All About One of Japan's Most Popular Teas - Genmaicha

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All About One of Japan's Most Popular Teas - Genmaicha

One legend has it that the origins of Genmaicha date all the way back to 15th century Japan, when a servant accidentally lost a few grains of rice hidden up his sleeve into the cup of the master, for whom he was pouring very expensive tea. (Read more)

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Simple Steps for Brewing a Good Cup of Tea

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Simple Steps for Brewing a Good Cup of Tea

It is very easy to spoil perfectly good tea. But the good news is that making good tea is not so hard either. Just follow the basic principles for brewing tea and you’ll be able to enjoy all teas at their fullest potential! (Read more)

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