Tsuwano

A 2-post collection,

November 2019 – Zaracha from Shimane

This month we selected a Zaracha (ざら茶) from the region of Tsuwano (津和野), in the prefecture of Shimane (島根). Field of Kawaraketsumei in the prefecture of Shimane Zaracha As I told you about the Shimane (島根) prefecture last month, it becomes a special place for Japanese deities in October. Zaracha is an original tea from this region. It is the second time we present it to you. The plant called Kawaraketsumei (河原決明) in Japanese is an annual plant of the
- November 2019 – Zaracha from Shimane

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July 2017 - Zaracha from Shimane

I had never heard of Zaracha (ざら茶) until my friend told me about this tea. He recently went to Tsuwano (津和野) in the prefecture of Shimane (島根) to make this tea. Jumping on this opportunity, I decided to choose Zaracha for this month. Zaracha Zaracha (ざら茶) is not made from green tea leaves, like Sencha or Hōjicha, but from Kawaraketsumei (河原決明), a kind of annual plant widespread in western Japan. According to a legend, the great Buddhist master called Kōbō
- July 2017 - Zaracha from Shimane

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