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Category: Matcha

Lessons in Matcha 9: Marukyu Koyamaen Haru Kasumi

Spring, nature’s awakening, rising temperatures – and in Japan, the spring mist in the mountains for which Haru Kasumi matcha…

Lessons in Matcha 8: Marukyu Koyamaen Choan

Only Tenju would still be a higher quality. Aside from that, Choan is at the very top of the matcha…

Lessons in Matcha 7: Ippodo Tea (Spring) Nodoka Matcha

The Nodoka matcha from Ippodo Tea Co., named after the Japanese word for “peace” or “serenity,” is a special spring…

Lessons in Matcha 6: Ippodo Tea Aoyama-no-shiro

Another cheaper – in fact, the cheapest – matcha from Ippodo, a good matcha to wake up, like a shot…

Lessons in Matcha 5: Ippodo Tea Musubi-no-shiro

Ippodo is a good source of matcha – and of a bit of insight into a special aspect of matcha,…

Lessons in Matcha 4: Marukyu Koyamaen Kinrin

Let’s continue with a matcha that is not as seasonal-special as Tsubokiri, but (also) belongs in the pricier and higher-quality…

Lessons in Matcha 3: Tsubokiri Matcha

The tea clippers used to race to deliver new tea. Newly opened, freshly ripened matcha – tsubokiri matcha – though,…

Lessons in Matcha 2: How to Prepare Matcha (at least, how I prepare it)

Matcha is not the big trend anymore – but should one even speak of trends when speaking about something that…

Lessons in Matcha 1: The Flavor Lesson of KitKat in Japan

Into food, flavors, aromas, sweet heat? You must have heard of the diversity of KitKat that Nestle produces for the…

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