Experience a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and learn how to prepare and drink a delicious bowl of Matcha tea with Tea Expert, Atsuko Mori (@camellia.kyoto). Atsuko is a tea instructor in Kyoto who has been practicing tea ceremonies for over 20 years. She opened her own tea house, Camellia Tea Ceremony, 7 years ago with the goal of creating a bridge between Japan and the rest of the world. Atsuko will welcome you with a brief introduction to the history and culture of tea in Japan. Then, she will perform the tea ceremony and will show you how to prepare and enjoy your Matcha tea. We've partnered with tea farmers in Wazuka, Kyoto to bring you an incredible ceremonial grade Matcha tea that you will not find anywhere else. Your box also includes a handmade bamboo whisk and teaspoon set that you will use in your tea ceremony.
Meet your Tea Expert: Atsuko Mori
Atsuko Mori is our Kyoto Tea Expert and the Founder of Camellia Tea Ceremony in Kyoto (@camellia.kyoto). Atsuko has been studying the Japanese Tea Ceremony for over 20 years, and she loves the quietness and concentration that comes with the tea ceremony. She loves teaching and sharing this important part of the Japanese culture with visitors, and will be performing a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony and then showing you how to make the perfect cup of Matcha tea.
“I really wanted to become a bridge between Japan and the world through talking about Matcha and the Kyoto culture.”
What to prepare for your class
In your box
What you'll need
Here are the items you will find in your TROVE box for your Japanese Tea Ceremony with Atsuko:
- Samidori Matcha Tea from d:matcha
- Furata Aonori Senbei snack
- Bamboo Matcha tea set: Chasen (whisk), Chashaku (bamboo tea ladle), & Teaspoon
Here are a few items we recommend having on hand for your Japanese Tea Ceremony with Atsuko:
- A bowl to whisk & drink your tea in
- Kettle or pot to boil water
- Hot water
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