Posts Tagged ‘flower’

organic sencha and camellia

Thank you, Tea Flowers!

Camellias are now in bloom in Portland, Oregon! Did you know that the tea tree is in the same family with camellia, called Camellia Sinensis? Just like regular camellia, tea trees also have flowers. It is said that tea tree flowers are a bit blander than camellia, and they bloom around October in Japan. You […]

matcha bowl

Matcha Bowls

Matcha bowls, or chawan, are beautifully decorated bowls that are used to make matcha. Four seasons play a big role in Japanese culture and matcha bowls are no exception. In summer, you should choose a chawan that looks cool and in winter, a warm looking one. If the bowl has a flower pattern on it, […]