A Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony in Uji, Japan | Ever In Transit
A visit to one of one of Uji's finest tea makers (Nakamura Tokichi), a tea grinding workshop, and a traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Have a break!
a serene moment sipping traditional japanese green tea over-looking the bamboo forest of Hokoku-ji.. Hōkoku-ji (報国寺) is an old temple in the Kenchō-ji school of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism located in Kamakura, Japan. Famous for its bamboo garden, it is also known as "Bamboo Temple".
How accurate is a teaspoon to measure matcha?
I encountered another surprise regarding preparing tea. My interest varies as well as my favorite tea. Lately, I drink matcha almost every day. Every time I prepare matcha, I scale the weight of tea that I scoop, because I want to be good at measuring matcha accurately with the bamboo tea scoop. After trying this habit for a while, I was kind of getting a good sense to tell the weight of the matcha visually by looking at the heap on my tea scoop. However all of a sudden, I could not scoop a…
Tea tasting with Tamayura
Tasting of Japanese teas with Tamayura. Tamayura is a Japanese company renowned for the quality of her teas. All the teas result from the region of Yamé, on the Kyushu island. 2011 september, nikosan's gallery. www.nikosan.com