New kyusu teapot wanted

  I'm on the hunt for another kyusu teapot. I'm not sure if I should buy one online, or buy when I go to Japan next, but I'm definitely spoilt for choices as I browse online. The designs for Tokoname kyusu teapots really blow me away. So much variety and styles to choose from. Even … Continue reading New kyusu teapot wanted

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Used tea leaves

  What do you do with used tea leaves? An obvious answer to most would be to throw them away. Some would use for composting. As I've mentioned a couple of times before, depending on the grade and type of tea, you can actually eat the used leaves (茶殻, chagara in Japanese) like vegetables. I've … Continue reading Used tea leaves