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Matcha Made in Heaven!

As we wandered down tiny streets in old Kyoto in search of matcha, we ditched our phones and began to use our eyes as maps. We stopped for tea whenever we found it, in vending machines at train stations, in gardens at old shogun castles, outside of shrines and markets, in fancy little tea shops. Japan had captured us and there was no escaping. Our favorite spot outside of the Fushimi Ina…

Basic Tea Brewing

BASIC TEA BREWINGOften times tea may taste bitter because it has been brewed too long or at to high of temperature.Try these brewing techniques out to get the most out of your tea!(Use Filtered Water for optimum taste)Black Tea: 2–4minutes, 200° (boiling water)Green Tea: 2-3 minutes, 175° (under boiling) look for the tea leaves to uncurl and its readySencha and Gyokuro Green tea - 1-2 minutes, 165…