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Mad about Matcha!

Mad about Matcha!

Matcha has been making waves and finding its place in modern dining concepts. The ingenuity of chefs churned out numerous matcha-inspired products such as patisseries, lattes and ice cream. Let's go deeper to understand what makes Matcha Matcha.

10 Ways to Utilize Used Tea Bags

10 Ways to Utilize Used Tea Bags

We are used to throwing away our used tea bags after enjoying our cup of tea. However, do you know that there are many ways to utilize these bags? Before you toss them away, think twice!

Beat the Heat! How to Make Cold Brew Tea

Beat the Heat! How to Make Cold Brew Tea

Cold-brewed teas are popular these days and are especially desired during the hot seasons. These teas are refreshing and well-liked as they are less astringent and bitter due to the cold steeping. Tannins are reduced when using cold water than hot water. Therefore, cold-brewed teas usually comes out much sweeter.

Tea of the Month - Fukamushicha

Tea of the Month - Fukamushicha

Fukamushicha translates to "deep steamed tea". It is a unique type of tea typically produced in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. The difference between Fukamushicha and any other type of regular Sencha (Japanese green tea) lies in the steaming process which is a step to halt oxidation peculiar to Japanese tea.

How to Make the Perfect Brew!

How to Make the Perfect Brew!

Like making wine, steeping tea leaves is as much of an art which requires experience and a good understanding of your tea!

Tea of the Month - Osminthus

Tea of the Month - Osminthus

Join us as we welcome our new Tea of the Month - Osminthus!

Production of Japanese Sencha

Production of Japanese Sencha

In Japan, Sencha is the most commonly produced tea. The key difference between Sencha and other types of tea such as black tea and oolong tea is in its production method. To produce Sencha, oxidation of the tea leaves has to be stopped as soon as the leaves are picked. This is also why most people associate Japanese green tea with freshness!

Tea Culture around the World

Tea Culture around the World

From a single plant, Camellia Sinensis, tea is consumed in different forms and enjoyed by many around the world. Tea culture is steeped in history, formed by centuries of  trade, beliefs, practices and experiences.

Types of Japanese Green Tea

Types of Japanese Green Tea

Japanese green tea, as we commonly know it, often refers to Sencha. In Japan, there are however many more varieties of green tea that are consumed by the Japanese.

10 Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

10 Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

It is a well-established understanding that drinking Japanese green tea is beneficial for health. Here are 10 things drinking green tea can benefit you!

Popular Questions About Japanese Green Tea

Popular Questions About Japanese Green Tea

Want to know more about Japanese green tea? In this post, we will cover 6 popular questions about tea!