If you are looking for artisan Japanese green tea, you’re in the right place!
We live in Japan and spend considerable time journeying around the island of Kyushu – the heartbeat of fine tea – meeting with farmers, sipping countless cups of tea and listening to their stories.
Why? So that we can bring you the best green tea on the planet!
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Over the weekend I held a Matcha Masterclass for baking with matcha.
It’s the next chapter at Chiki Tea.
To enjoy matcha the way Sen no Rikyu made it almost 500 years ago, you would need to whisk it with a bamboo chasen (whisk), intricately carved by hand from one piece of aged bamboo.
When I was young and living in Nagoya, drinking literally gallons of Japanese green tea, I didn’t know there was a difference in green teas and the word cultivar certainly wasn’t in my vocabulary. It wasn’t until later in my tea-drinking life that this topic became almost an obsession.
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