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How to Brew Sencha

Sencha, Japanese classic green tea, is a simple yet delicate tea. If infused with boiling hot water, the tea leaves will burn and turn the tea slightly bitter. To avoid this, simply pour the hot water into a cup, then infuse with the tea so that the temperature of the water cools a bit to […]

momo sencha cold brew

Cold Brew Momo (Peach) Sencha

To cold brew momo sencha, pour 1 cup (250cc) cold water to 2 gram momo sencha and wait 20 minutes. The smooth, refreshing taste of the sencha compliments the sweet undertone of peaches along with a tiny hint of mint. Take some time to sit down with a cup of Jugetsudo momo senchato celebrate summer! […]

Tea Fest PDX 2019 is July 20th

Tea Fest PDX is July 20th!

We are looking forward to meeting with all the tea lovers again! We will sample all the flavored teas: Yuzu Sencha, Sakura Sencha (cherry blossom) and Momo Sencha (peach). Come to our booth #30 and say hi!   Tea Fest PDX July 20th, 9:30 am-6:00 pm World Forestry Center 4033 SW Canyon Rd Portland, OR […]

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Time for Cold Brew Tea

Cold brew tea is easy to make and tastes amazing! Hot water tends to bring out the tannic, bitter flavor in tea, but with cold water, the tea will be mellow; smooth and with lots of delicate umami! To make cold brew tea, put one teaspoon of loose leaf tea (or one teabag) in one […]

Zen a Tokyo

Zen a Tokyo is Back!

Jugetsudo green tea assortment, Zen a Tokyo is back on our selection by popular demand! This three tea assortment includes: Loose Leaf Mecha (bud tea) Loose Leaf Sakura Sencha (green tea with cherry blossom petals) Loose Leaf Yuzu Sencha (green tea with yuzu citrus) Perfect for a gift Zen a Tokyo

matcha latte at moonstruck chocolate cafe

Matcha Latte at Moonstruck!

Jugetsudo Matcha is now available at Moonstruck Chocolate Cafes! Available in plain or with lychee flavoring. Jugetsudo’s matcha is incorporated in this ingenious and delicious recipe. Stop by for a taste! Downtown — 6th & Alder Café Beaverton — Town Square Café St. John’s — Chocolate Factory & Store Northwest — NW 23rd Ave Café […]

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Healthy Matcha Biscotti

Save Print Healthy Matcha Biscotti   This easy to make biscotti is healthy because of the matcha, green tea powder that is rich in vitamins and antioxidant. And the okara makes it even healthier. Okara is soybean meal, a byproduct of the making of tofu. Okara is basically dregs from making soy milk. It is […]

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Genmaicha–why rice in tea?

Genmaicha is green tea with roasted brown rice. It has a unique, nutty flavor–almost like popcorn. It is very comforting and getting popular among tea lovers these days. But why rice in tea?! Who put rice in tea first? There are several stories, one of which is that a tea merchant in Kyoto put pieces […]

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Hojicha Latte Recipe

Hojicha latte is creamy and roasty. Brown sugar adds a deep flavor! Hojicha Latte (2 servings): 2 cups whole milk 3-4 tea spoons loose leaf hojicha (or 2 teabags) brown sugar to taste Directions: In a small pan, pour milk and put the hojicha leaves Heat the milk over medium heat, covered. Just before a […]

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Morning Tea Brings You Fortune…

We are often asked why Jugetsudo’s sencha has the word “asa” on its packaging. “Asa” means morning in Japanese, and it is believed in Japan that a cup of green tea in the morning brings you good fortune. There is even a saying that goes, “Go back home to have morning tea despite the seventeen […]