I love Japanese tea. Even though Matcha green tea might be my favorite, it usually depends on the moment (Sencha, Kukicha…), because let´s be honest, they are all really good. However, depending on the technique that you use (unless you put the tea bag in hot water and you just wait for it), the technique and time will define the final taste of the tea. Continue reading “Japanese Tea Steeping Techniques”
Coinciding with the blooming of the Cherry Blossoms, every February Starbucks launches the Sakura Series in Japan. However, this year there is going to be two different dates for the launch of the Japanese merchandising: The first set of merchandising will be launched on February 15th, and it will be called SERENE; the second one, on March 1st, and it will be called CHERRY. This year´s merchandising presents two different looks of Sakura: the first one with a pale pink look, these sakura-themed tumblers, glasses, mugs and gift cards will show pale pinks and other colors of the season (SERENE); the second round of merchandising will change colors closer to March, when Starbucks will bring out their line of the same products but with in more vivid hues of hot pink: SAKURA. Continue reading “Starbucks Sakura 2016: Pink Coffees”
This is a quick post to announce a new page on the blog: Recipes (which you will find under Online Resources.) I am a huge fan of Japanese cuisine, and I thought it would be a nice idea to put together a few websites and blogs to find easy and delicious recipes to try at home.
I hope it´s useful! Continue reading “New Page on the Blog: Recipes”
Some recommended reading + reviews if anyone is interested in Japanese food. Continue reading “Recommended Reading: Japanese Kitchen”