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The Origins of Matcha (Powdered Green Tea) and Some of the Wonderful Things You Can Do with It

When tea connoisseurs hear the word “matcha” they automatically think of the bright green powdered tea from Japan. But matcha ( 抹茶 aka powdered tea) had been enjoyed in China before it came to Japan in the 9th century (some … Continue reading

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Dissolvable Tea?

We wrote about the distinction between brewing, steeping, and infusing tea. Thinking that this issue had pretty much been addressed (ha ha! no such thing, apparently, in the world of tea), we then came across a tea that isn’t brewed, … Continue reading

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Dust Teas versus Matcha

The first teabags used here in the U.S. were around 1903 and were made of silk. They were meant to be small samples, to be cut open and the tea inside steeped loose in the teapot, but people kept the … Continue reading

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