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


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