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Brewing Methods

Brewing Japanese tea is not difficult at all! If you know it's simple tips, you'll brew tea beautifully. The brewing process is these...

Importance of water temperature

Water temperature is one of the most important factors to brew Japanese tea beautifully. This is because you can adjust your tea taste by...

Health Effects of Japanese tea

Why Japanese tea is healthy? The answer is because they have plenty of Catechins in it. Catechins has so many health effects, like...

Varieties of Japanese tea

Japanese tea can be divided into non-shaded tea and shaded tea. In the case of shaded tea (Gyokuro and *Tencha), the tea field is covered...

Traditional Tea Ceremony

What do we do at the tea ceremony? You might be surprised to hear that the formal tea ceremony takes around four hours. During the formal...

Importance of water quality

The water quality is important because it affects the taste, colour and fragrance of tea. Because the tap water in the UK is hard water,...

History of Japanese tea

It is obvious that the origin of Japanese tea is from China. Shen Nong, a god of agriculture, emperor and herbalist in the ancient...