Posts Tagged ‘genmaicha’

genmaicha with camelia

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 […]

sencha with camellia

All Teas are from the same plant…

Camellia is blooming now. In Japan, there are two kinds of camellia –sazanka 山茶花 and Tsubaki 椿。They look quite similar, so it’s hard to distinguish. They are both used for flower arrangements 茶花 at the traditional tea ceremony.  Rikyu 利休, who perfected the Japnaese tea ceremony in the 16th century, said the flower arrangements at the ceremonies should look natural, as if they […]

Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art at PAM

Tea Tasting at Portland Art Museum

We are going to have another tasting event on Saturday, November 17th, 11am-3pm at Portland Art Museum. That day happens to be Miller Family Free Day! Yes, free admission! There will be calligraphy and ikebana demonstrations, music performances and more! You can taste our organic green tea: sencha (classic green tea), genmaicha (green tea with […]

Portland Art Museum

Jugetsudo Teas at Portland Art Museum

Portland Art Museum (PAM) is now exhibiting Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art through January. Cool ink paintings and calligraphy from 16th-18th century are on view. Jugetsudo teas are now available at PAM cafe and gift shop. We are offering tea tastings on the following weekends: 10/20 (Sat) 11am-3pm 10/26 (Fri) 5-8pm 11/17(Sat) 11am-3pm 1/12 (Sat) […]

northwest tea festival 2018

Northwest Tea Festival in Seattle!

Jugetsudo USA is participating in the Northwest Tea Festival in Seattle again! It was fun last year and this year will be even more fun! Come and visit us to taste various organic Japanese green teas! This year, we are going to offer yuzu sencha and sakura sencha for tasting. We are looking forward to […]

tea fest pdx 2018

Tea Fest PDX is July 21st!

Portland had its first tea fest last summer and it was a success! We are having the second one on July 21st at World Forestry Center and of course Jugetsudo USA will be there! We are looking forward to meeting all the tea lovers in Portland! Come and visit this awesome event, and make sure […]

jugetsudo green teas

Northwest Food Show!

Jugetsudo is going to participate in the Northwest Food Show at Portland Expo Center on April 22nd (Sun) and 23rd (Mon) at Portland Expo Center! Northwest Food Show 2018

Waterfalls at Portland Japanese Garden

It has been an amazing year!

It has been a year since Jugetsudo teas became available at Portland Japanese Garden. The Umami Cafe has been serving our teas with locally sourced sweets! Read more: Portland Monthly Magazine article

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Tea Fest PDX!

News Flash: Jugetsudo is participating in the Tea Fest PDX again on Saturday, July 21 at World Forestry Center! It was fun last year, and this year is going to be even better! Mark your calendar! Tea Fest PDX 2018

matcha at Portland Japanese Garden

Tea Time at Portland Japanese Garden

Umami Café at the Portland Japanese Garden now serves Jugetsudo tea along with locally made Japanese confections. Frothy matcha is light and yet rich in taste—almost creamy. It tastes even better when it is paired with Japanese sweets like the spring shibori (a traditional Japanese sweet of red and white bean paste). The sweetness of […]