JAPANESE LIBRARY OF TEA

HOW TO PREPARE SENCHA GREEN TEA

Since Sencha is very delicate it is important to follow proper instruction in order to avoid a bitter tasting cup of tea.

All teas are not created equal. Most of us like to think that we can just throw some tea into a scalding cup of hot water and it will taste good.

But that really is missing some of the key points behind drinking a good cup of tea. Japanese tea preparations are all about slowing things down and taking time to enjoy the experience.

We would like to ask that as we...


HOW TO PREPARE MATCHA

There are a number of ways to drink matcha green tea. So many in fact that it can get kind of overwhelming for all you matcha newbies 

It's totally ok though. We are here to help by sharing 3 simple and easy recipes to get you started.


WHAT IS SENCHA GREEN TEA?

Sencha is the most widely consumed dried leaf green tea in all of Japan. 

There are several grades of sencha which are characterized by the techniques used during the growing process, the type of leaves, and time that they are harvested. 


WHAT IS MATCHA?

It always surprises me when I get asked “what types of tea does your company have?” One of the first kinds I mention is “matcha”. The bewildered look that follows on most peoples faces says it all. They have no clue what it is.