The History of Tea in Japan

The History of Tea in Japan

October 19, 2019

Discover the culture and history of tea in Japan, from Zen Buddhist monks in 600 CE to modern times.

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Genmaicha: A Taste of Ancient Japan

Genmaicha: A Taste of Ancient Japan

October 09, 2019

The combination of umami-rich sencha (Japan's spring-harvested, steamed green tea) and nutty toasted rice was so adored that it has become a traditional style of tea known as genmaicha, "brown rice tea".

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Japanese Green Tea: Body, Mind and Spirit

Japanese Green Tea: Body, Mind and Spirit

October 03, 2019

The history between Zen and tea is ancient and deep in Japan, so it makes sense that teas there are grown and processed to provide health and wellness to body, mind and spirit.

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