Beautiful piano music + pure tea paired with good food + Japanese Tea Ceremony = our fundraiser event held for a local arts and cultural center. Seth Kinzie, a talented … Read More
Green Tea Tonic
Spring Tonics – Green Tea and Nettles When we lived in Japan, one of the most charming aspects of daily life was the way that everyone celebrated and highlighted the … Read More
What is Tea?
*Difference between tea and tisane What is “tea”? The definition of “tea” is a hot or cold drink made by infusing the dried leaves or mixing leaf powder of … Read More
Genmaicha Matcha Chocolate
Homemade Green Tea KitKat Do you like KitKat candy bars? If so, try this recipe. It’s loaded with health values from green tea and flaxseed, and just as yummy as … Read More
Matcha Cookies to Celebrate Spring!
Add the color of life to your cookies naturally: Matcha cookies for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter This year, St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday, March 17, and Easter is … Read More
New way to enjoy traditional green teas better
Matcha boom has opened up a new tea world to Americans Green Tea is very popular now. All sorts of “green tea” can be found on store shelves or … Read More
Can kids drink green tea?
Would you be surprised if I tell you even toddlers drink green tea in Japan? I have been asked, ‘Is it OK to give green tea to my teenage kids?’ … Read More
Do you really live longer if you exercise?
Did you do your daily exercise today? Good for you! We all know we should exercise.
Is Green Tea good to drink before and during exercise?
You bet! Vault, our local Health and Fitness Center, is now introducing our MATCHA and Edible Green Sencha Powder at their place. Talk to Noelle, and choose the best Green … Read More
Green Tea Benefits You Would Appreciate During Summer
Drink Green Tea because it’s Summer! It’s summer! All sorts of fun things are happening!! And you still have regular chores and obligations to do. But don’t get stressed out–Drink … Read More
Iced Green Tea for Summer
As a first generation immigrant from Japan, I’ve gone through culture shocks and “sun tea” is one of them. “Shock” may be a little too exaggerated but it remained a … Read More
Today’s Japan – One year after 3.11
This March, we were invited to visit Japan by JETRO, Japan External Trade Organization. It was really great to see Today’s Japan in person. We all remember the overwhelming images … Read More