Posts Tagged ‘japanese tea’

yuzu plant has dangerous thorns

Yuzu plant has dangerous thorns…

The yuzu plant has big, dangerous thorns. You would not want to step on these spiky twigs—the big thorns would easily pierce through your sneakers’ soles! Even experienced yuzu farmers get scratches on their faces when they harvest the fruits. In contrast to its dangerous thorns, the yuzu citrus is nice and fruity. Let’s sip […]

lemon sencha

Honey Lemon Sencha

Cold brew sencha with honey lemon is a perfect summer drink! It is tasty and refreshing! To make honey lemon, thinly slice a lemon and put the slices in an air-tight container with 1-2 table spoons of honey. Store in refrigerator for up to three weeks. Just put the honey lemon slice in cold brew […]

steamed hojicha muffins

Steamed Hojicha Muffins

Save Print Steamed Hojicha Muffins   Steamed hojicha muffins are light and flavorful. Grind loose leaf hojicha in a cleaned electric coffee grinder to make hojicha powder (make sure the grinder is unplugged when you clean it). A perfect little treat for tea time! You can put anko (red bean paste) in the middle, or […]

matcha cheese cake

Matcha Cheese Cake

Save Print Matcha Cheese Cake   A cafe in Kyoto started serving matcha cheese cake in a masu (wooden sake cup) and it became a huge hit. We tried to recreate it and it tastes good. Plus, it’s not too hard to make. You can use your own cups! Ingredients 3-4 slices thin sliced bread […]

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 and yuzu

Yuzu Matcha

A slice of yuzu peel adds a nice refreshing aroma to a shot of matcha, just like an espresso with lemon peel. You can find yuzu at your local Asian market at this time of year, or a Meyer lemon can be a nice substitute. Add a bit of sweetness to bring out the umami […]

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 […]

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) […]

national iced tea day

National Iced Tea Day

June 10th is National Iced Tea Day! Enjoy a glass of cold brew hojicha! Jugetsudo Hojicha