And now….we will take a look at how the Japanese Tea Ceremony progresses.
Tag: Tea 101
Japanese Tea Ceremony – Etiquette
Like any aspect of a Japanese Ceremony, every little detail has its own name and importance…let’s look at a guests’ etiquette.
Tea 201 – Chinese vs Japanese Green Teas
In the beginning there was a plant. A green plant. Well…Green tea. Grown in either Japan or China, this plant is harvested the same way but when it comes to the processing, there are differences.
Japanese Tea Ceremony – Utensils
When it comes to a simple Japanese Tea Ceremony, it is anything but simple. Especially when it comes to the utensils.
Tea 201 – Blooming Tea The Wonders of Craftsmanship
There are those that believe that these beautiful works of art came from an ancient Chinese tradition…
Tea 201 – What is Matcha?
Whenever I walked into a tea shop, I had always seen the bamboo whisk pictured above but could never figure out what it had to do with tea…apparently it is all in the matcha.
Japanese Tea Ceremony – Sen no Rikkyu
This man shaped what we know today to be the chanoyu, or the Japanese “Way of Tea” and Japanese Tea Ceremony.