Posts Tagged ‘hojicha’

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 […]

Cold brew hojicha

Cold Brew Hojicha

Cold brew hojicha tastes good and summery! Put 10g (1/3 oz) of hojicha loose leaf (or 5 teabags—2g each) in one quart of cold water and set aside for 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy the refreshing, earthy cold brew hojicha! Shop Hojicha

milk hojicha pudding

Milk Hojicha Pudding

Milk hojicha or hojicha latte is milky and smoky. It tastes almost like milk tea, only a bit lighter. This milk hojicha pudding can be a light dessert after Japanese themed dinner. You can use soy milk instead of regular milk. Save Print Milk Hojicha Pudding   Ingredients ・2 packets (7g x 2) gelatin ・4 […]

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