Posts Tagged ‘hojicha’

Roast your own hojicha

Roast Your Own Hojicha

If you have expired sencha in your pantry and are wondering what to do…just roast it! Put the old sencha in a clean pan (no oil!) and roast it over moderately high heat. Constantly move the tea with a wooden spoon and shake the pan in order not to burn the tea. When the smaller […]

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 […]

cold brew organic sencha classic green tea

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 […]

relax with hojicha latte

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 […]

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 […]

tea time with hojicha latte

Tea Time with Hojicha Latte

Treat yourself to a nice cup of warm hojicha latte. It’s smoky and milky. Whole milk is our choice here since hojicha is light compared to black tea, but you can use your favorite–almond milk, soy milk… Simple finger sandwiches are fun to make. For both egg salad and tuna salad, chopped onion is essential […]

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 […]