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Which Water is Best for Green Tea?

Which Water is Best for Green Tea?

Optimal Water for Japanese Green Tea Does your area have hard water or soft water? The water from your tap could be hard water or soft. Here is a website that has a...

Which Water is Best for Green Tea?

Optimal Water for Japanese Green Tea Does your area have hard water or soft water? The water from your tap could be hard water or soft. Here is a website that has a...

Make a perfect cup of gyokuro

Make a perfect cup of gyokuro

Reduce water temperature by pouring hot water from one container to another.

Make a perfect cup of gyokuro

Reduce water temperature by pouring hot water from one container to another.

Drinking Green Tea vs. Extract & Supplements

Drinking Green Tea vs. Extract & Supplements

High concentrations of catechins and caffeine in green tea extract can be harmful A recent study by the American College of Gastroenterology concluded that green tea extract, a common ingredient in weight-loss pills, is unsafe...

Drinking Green Tea vs. Extract & Supplements

High concentrations of catechins and caffeine in green tea extract can be harmful A recent study by the American College of Gastroenterology concluded that green tea extract, a common ingredient in weight-loss pills, is unsafe...

Which tea has the highest quality leaves?

Which tea has the highest quality leaves?

Many consider gyokuro to be the finest Japanese green tea. This is, however, a matter of personal preference. Sencha About 75% of all tea harvested in Japan is graded as sencha....

Which tea has the highest quality leaves?

Many consider gyokuro to be the finest Japanese green tea. This is, however, a matter of personal preference. Sencha About 75% of all tea harvested in Japan is graded as sencha....

Japanese and Chinese green tea differences

Japanese & Chinese Tea Differences

Japanese and Chinese green tea both come from the same Camellia sinensis tea plant. The main difference is the way the leaves are processed. Chinese harvesters pan-fry the leaves in a large wok....

Japanese & Chinese Tea Differences

Japanese and Chinese green tea both come from the same Camellia sinensis tea plant. The main difference is the way the leaves are processed. Chinese harvesters pan-fry the leaves in a large wok....

How do I clean my teapot and matcha bowl?

How do I clean my teapot and matcha bowl?

Cleaning a Japanese teapot is easy. Fill it halfway with clean water, then shake the pot gently back and forth to get the leaves out. Then rinse with clean water....

How do I clean my teapot and matcha bowl?

Cleaning a Japanese teapot is easy. Fill it halfway with clean water, then shake the pot gently back and forth to get the leaves out. Then rinse with clean water....