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Learn about Japanese matcha and tea culture here. You can expect to find educational articles on all things tea and matcha. We are trying to slowly populate this page with topics on types of matcha, regional variations in matcha, how blenders choose to blend matcha, and many more.

A guide on how to care for bamboo matcha whisk properly

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Hand pouring matcha into a glass of layered oat milk and ice

A guide on how to make matcha latte

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Four matcha powder on wooden tray for matcha grade comparison

Understanding the real difference between ceremonial and culinary grade matcha

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A glass of organic matcha latte on wooden table

Why it is hard to find good organic matcha from Japan

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Close up of tea plants

What are tea cultivars and should you pay any attention to them?

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Pouring usucha from yuzamashi into chawan bowl

Our guide on how to make matcha tea

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Spring harvest in Japan

What is the “first harvest” and why is it so important?

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Tea harvester unloading leaves at the tea field

How matcha is made in Japan

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variations of matcha in different cups

5 common errors people make with matcha and how to solve them (temperature, techniques and more)

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How we should understand matcha health benefits

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Matcha usucha on wooden table with throw

What does matcha actually taste like?

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sencha green tea and matcha comparison

What is the difference between green tea and matcha?

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matcha powder in a white bowl

What is Matcha?

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Greenery in Kagoshima, Japan

Why you need to start paying attention to Kagoshima matcha

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A hill of tea plantations at Wazuka

How we found the best matcha for cold brew in Wazuka

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Directions for use

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Do The Japanese Drink Ceremonial Matcha?

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a cup of caffeine in matcha vs coffee comparison

Why the caffeine content in matcha beats coffee

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