Tea Guides

Like any hobby, there's a lot of depth to tea! Here are our guides to help you on your journey
Types of Japanese Tea
A Beginner’s Guide to Making Tea
Intro to Brewing Sencha
How to make Matcha | Usucha
How to Make Matcha | Koicha
Is Foam Important? Comparing Styles of Usucha
A Better Matcha Latte: Our Recipe
Richer and stronger: Our Matchaccino Recipe
Matcha: 7 Myths and Misconceptions
Matcha Health Science: An Evidence-Based Review
How Matcha is Made: Cultivation and Harvest
How Sencha is Made: Aracha Production
The Emerging Tea Science of Caffeine and Theanine
Introducing Matcha to your Café Menu
Single Origin vs Blends: Comparing Two Different Styles of Tea Production

Learn about Teaware

Taking Care of your Teaware
Types of Japanese Teapots
Where Japanese Teaware is Produced
What Makes a Bowl a Chawan?
The Many Shapes of the Matcha Bowl
Beyond Shudei: The Variety of Tokoname-yaki
Timeless Style: The Elegance of Hagi-yaki
Know Your Chawan: A Guide to the Famous Matcha Bowl Styles
The Best Temperature-controlled Gooseneck Kettles for Tea

Learn about Tea Ceremony

Introductory Guide to Tea Ceremony Utensils
A Guide to Chasen - The All-important Matcha Whisk
Natsume - A Guide to the Ceremonial Tea Caddy
What is Chanoyu? | An Introduction to the Japanese Tea Ceremony
Kintsugi - History and Introduction
An Introduction to Japanese Incense
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