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All About Japanese Tea Culture

  • Tea Farming during the Pandemic - Yunomi.life

    Tea Farming during the Pandemic

    The global pandemic continues to impact our day-to-day lives and supply chains as varied as bicycles and computer chips but, have you reflected on how it has impacted Japanese tea...

  • The Tea that is served with your Sushi - Yunomi.life

    The Tea that is served with your Sushi

    Just as you put down your chopsticks after enjoying a round of nigiris at a traditional sushi restaurant in Tokyo the sushi master respectfully announces, “Agari onegaishimasu!” (Agari please!) A few...

  • A Comforting Japanese Dish with Tea: Ochazuke - Yunomi.life

    A Comforting Japanese Dish with Tea: Ochazuke

    Have you ever tried the Japanese dish called ochazuke? Ochazuke is not a dish that one typically comes across in Japanese restaurants outside of Japan. It is more of a familial and...

  • Mugicha, the Flavor of Summer in Japan - Yunomi.life

    Mugicha, the Flavor of Summer in Japan

    Hello, it's summer time!  I hope you are all enjoying the longer days and more light, enjoying the flowers and their pollinators around this time of year. In my last...

  • Happy spring, shincha season is around the corner! - Yunomi.life

    Happy spring, shincha season is around the corner!

    Happy (belated) spring equinox! Have you been enjoying any new smells or new plant growth, more green and sunshine, flowers reaching towards the light? In Japan, the spring equinox  (in...

  • Wintering: Chagara Art - Yunomi.life

    Wintering: Chagara Art

    Greetings!  How has the year 2021 started off for you? I was listening to a podcast touching on the concept of "wintering" the other day and also given the time...

  • Selecting Your Very First Japanese Teas - Yunomi.life

    Selecting Your Very First Japanese Teas

    First of all, a very warm youkoso (welcome) to you!   At Yunomi, we have the largest selection of Japanese teas and this can be a wonderful delight to tea...