Where does Matcha come from?

Where does Matcha come from? Matcha (抹茶) is grounded up Japanese green tea leaves. These green tea leaves are specially grown and processed for matcha. In the process, the green tea plants are put through a process called “shade-growth” up to a month before it is harvested. The stems and veins of the green tea plant are also removed in...

What is a Kyusu Teapot?

A kyūsu (急須) teapot is a traditional Japanese teapot commonly used for brewing and drinking green tea. The most common kyūsu design has a handle on its side, however, some kyūsu teapots will also come with a handle on the top or on the back of the teapot. The Style of Kyūsu Teapots and Western Teapots Kyūsu teapots are normally...

How big are Japanese rice bowls?

Japanese bowls come in various sizes, traditionally Japanese rice bowls tend to be 12 through 13 cm in diameter. However, some bowls can be as big as 15 cm in diameter. Japanese rice bowls are created to be easy to handle and some even very beautiful to look at.   How to use a Japanese rice bowl? Using a Japanese...

What are Japanese bowls called?

There are many different kinds of bowls used in the traditional Japanese table setting. There are soup bowls or Shiruwan (汁椀), small bowls, rice bowls or Ochawan in Japanese (お茶碗), and even ramen bowls or ramen Bachi (ラーメン鉢). Soup Bowl and Small Bowls Soup bowls as implied are used to serve hot soup. Most soup bowls are made from wooden...

How to prepare cup noodles?

Cup noodles is one of the most famous instant ramen in the world ! But do you know  what's the perfect way to prepare it? 1- Pull back the lid of your Cup noodles from the tab to the dotted line and hold it there .2- Add boiling water until the water reaches the line.3- Close the  lid of Cup...

How to make delicious Japanese Tea? (matcha and sencha)

Still looking for the perfect way to prepare Japanese green tea like sencha or matcha? follow this quick guide and enjoy the best of your Japanese tea. General instructions for making a cup of Japanese Tea: 1. Prepare boiled hot water and wait till it cools down to the recommended temperature. 2. Place tea leaves in a teapot. 3. Pour the hot water...

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