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The Age of Sail: Tokyo Bay | Sakoku & Sencha Tea

It may make up 80% of tea production in Japan today, but did you know that sencha didn’t even exist until 1738? In exploration of our 2022 Age of Sail collection, we’re diving deep into the intertwined histories of maritime trade, sakoku, and sencha.

The Chosen Chasen — Why bamboo whisks make the best maccha

With maccha still maintaining its popularity, people are discovering more and more ways of enjoying the powdered pleasure of this traditional Japanese green tea. Whipping up a quick smoothie is a tasty and convenient way to reap the benefits of all the antioxidants, amino acids, and chlorophyll found in maccha. On the other hand, sometimes […]

Much Ado About Maccha

Maccha (or matcha) is the superfood on everyone’s lips — probably because its versatility stems beyond that of just a cup of tea. Used in a number of delicious and creative drinks, desserts, and health food recipes, maccha is the ingredient that has piqued an interest from tea drinkers and non-tea drinkers alike. This traditional […]