Day 10 of The Japanese Tea Marathon has arrived and today we are travelling to Shiga! Shiga is one of the few landlocked prefectures in Japan. Right in the center of Shiga though lies Japan’s largest lake, Biwa, and it is believed that people have lived around the lake since the stone age. Shiga is… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon- Day 10 | Shiga
Japanese tea is facing many challenges; younger people are moving to coffee, consumption is going down, tea is changing shape and being consumed mostly from bottles rather than being prepared in the traditional way with teaware like the Kyusu. Tea production has fallen 30% in the last 15 years - younger people don't want to… Continue reading The Global Japanese Tea Association – Japanese Tea Marathon – Day 1 | Kagoshima
Hey there Teacups! It's time for another Tea Together Tuesday post, I have been mainly answering the prompts over on Instagram for the last few weeks as they were just easier to post about over there than in a full length blog post, but for this week the answer to this prompt is something I'm… Continue reading Tea Together Tuesday | Which Part Of The World Do I Own The Most Tea From?
Hey there Teacups! It's time again for another Tea Together Tuesday Post and this weeks prompt to kick start the month of February is ''Since it's been a while since we have asked, what are your current top 3 teas in your collection?'' The last time Jann and I asked a prompt like this it… Continue reading Tea Together Tuesday | My Current Top 3 Teas In My Collection
Hey there Teacups! I'm back today with another Let's Talk Tea post and this time around I'm going to be reviewing Street Tea's - Genmaicha Chai. Street Tea very kindly sent me a package of their blends to try and while they all sound absolute fantastic, I couldn't help but try this one first. Even… Continue reading Let’s Talk Tea | Street Tea – Genmaicha Chai | Review