Shizuoka

A 7-post collection,

October 2020 – Yuzu-Ryokucha

Finally the colors of the autumn are spreading throughout Japan. We selected a Yuzu-Ryokucha (ゆず緑茶), a green tea in Shizuoka (静岡) mixed yuzu chips in Tokushima (徳島) this month. Yuzu-Ryokucha Yuzu-Ryokucha (ゆず緑茶) is a green tea flavored with chips of dried yuzu. We use green tea from the region called Kakegawa (掛川) of Shizuoka and steam them by means of "Fukamushi (深蒸し)", that is to say by steaming tea leaves for twice as long as a classic Sencha (煎茶). This
- October 2020 – Yuzu-Ryokucha

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July 2019 – Organic Shincha from Kawane

For the month of July we prepared another organic Shincha (新茶), of type Sencha (煎茶), from the region of Kawane (川根) in the prefecture of Shizuoka (静岡). Second organic Shincha of the year After the Shincha from Tanegashima in southern Japan, we are moving up to the middle of Japan, more precisely to Kawane in the prefecture of Shizuoka for another Shincha. The Shizuoka prefecture is the number one producer of green tea in Japan, and Kawane region is famous
- July 2019 – Organic Shincha from Kawane

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January 2019 – Kakegawacha from Shizuoka

明けましておめでとうございます! Akemashite Omedetō Gozaimasu! Best wishes for a happy, prosperous and healthy new year 2019! To make a good start for our first Tomotcha of the year, we selected a Kakegawacha (掛川茶), a type of Fukamushicha (深蒸し茶) from the city of Kakegawa (掛川市) in the prefecture of Shizuoka (静岡). Shizuoka is the largest producer of green tea in Japan. Kakegawacha / Fukamushicha Tea plantations of Kakegawa are located on a gentle hill and abundantly exposed to the sun. Tea leaves grown
- January 2019 – Kakegawacha from Shizuoka

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September 2018 – Genmaicha from Japan

This month we are doing a tour of Japan! We selected a Genmaicha (玄米茶) with ingredients picked from all over Japan: green teas grown in the prefectures of Mie (三重) and Shizuoka (静岡), brown rice grown in the prefecture of Yamagata (山形), matcha refined in Uji (宇治) and black soybeans from… somewhere in Japan! Genmaicha Genmaicha simply means “brown rice tea”, and is usually made by mixing green tea and roasted brown rice. Roasted brown rice takes the shape of
- September 2018 – Genmaicha from Japan

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April 2018 – Sakura Ryokucha from Shizuoka

We selected a Sakura Ryokucha (桜緑茶) from Kawane (川根), in the prefecture of Shizuoka (静岡). Sakura Ryokucha Sakura Ryokucha (桜緑茶) is a green tea with a flavor of Sakura (桜), that is to say of cherry blossom beloved by all Japanese people. It does not contain any artificial ingredient, or even Sakura: the scent comes from the tea variety itself, called "Shizu 7132 (静7132)". It looks like a robot name, however, it is
- April 2018 – Sakura Ryokucha from Shizuoka

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