Posts Tagged ‘jugetsudousa’

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 […]

matcha latte fall

Matcha Latte Season

As summer is coming to a close, Portland’s temperature drops to the point that we start craving a warm matcha latte. Curl up with Jugetsudo’s organic matcha latte to welcome fall! Check out our mini chasen (bamboo matcha whisk)! Organic Matcha Nature (unsweetened) Organic Matcha Doux (sweetened) Mini Chasen

anko crumpet

Anko Crumpets

Today’s oyatsu (snack) is an anko crumpet! A crumpet is a small griddle cake originated in England. The outside is crispy and crunchy and the inside is soft and chewy. The flat top has pores–perfect for butter to permeate. Scrumptious Crumpet in southeast Portland makes great crumpets! We put butter (lots of), anko (redbean paste), […]

nimblefish

Mecha at Nimblefish!

Jugetsudo mecha is now served at Nimblefish, an authentic sushi restaurant in SE Portland, OR. Many high end sushi chefs in Japan choose mecha to serve at their restaurants. It’s intense and yet rounded with tons of umami—perfect accompaniment to fresh fish! Nimblefish 1524 SE 20th Ave. Portland, OR, 97214 (503)719-4064 Jugetsudo Mecha