Matcha: cos’è e, soprattutto, cosa NON è?

Ciao matcha lovers! Se esistesse una certificazione di competenza del matcha, a che livello valutereste la vostra conoscenza? B2, C1, C2..? Mi reputavo una discreta conoscitrice della polvere giapponese, fino a quando, tre settimane fa, ho avuto occasione di partecipare al Matcha Workshop, un incontro organizzato da Obubu Tea Farms (Giappone) e Protea Academy (Italia). Due […]

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Tokyo: The 10 Essential Places for Tea (via American Specialty Tea Alliance)

“Let’s be honest, writing a list like this for Tokyo is like trying to pick the best taco stand in Mexico City. It’s freaking impossible. There are hundreds of choices and inevitably you’re going to piss someone off. But we had to start somewhere! I found ten places in Tokyo that are worthy of a tea connoisseur’s attention. These aren’t the traditional ceremonies, nor are they run-of-the-mill tea shops. There’s something special in each of these locations; tea worth discovering.” Jordan G. Hardin