Posts Tagged ‘Sen no Rikyu’

Much Ado About Matcha: Appreciating the Taste of Powdered Green Tea

Matcha

If you think that chanoyu, the Japanese tea ritual, is primarily about enjoying the flavor of matcha … I have a bridge to sell you! Let’s call it the ultimate Japanese “urban myth”. Making matcha – mixing of hot water and a tiny bit of carefully selected, hand-picked young green tea leaves in powdered form – is merely the premise for a refined social gathering.

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KJ 92: Devotion