You can learn how to make tea professionally on top of the Kabuki Theatre

There is a green tea cafe called Jugetsudo located on the 5th floor in the Kabuki Theatre in East Ginza.  Periodically they hold green tea classes.  I have attended the sencha making class and I enjoyed the taste of fresh green tea using spring, picked tea leaves.

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All set for the students.

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I tried two different kinds of sring picked tea leaves.

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Make sure you warm your cup with hot water beforehand.

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This is the proper way of holding the tea pot when you pour your tea into the cup.

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You shake the teacup with your hand like this, so that the wet tea leaves shift evenly inside of the teapot after you pour your tea.

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It is important to leave the lid on like this to let the air go out.

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Yum!  Wagashi!

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This is the professional way of holding your tea leave container in your hand.

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As a souvenir, I bought a tea pot and tea cup for home:)

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Asagao says:

    Great post with beautiful pictures. How did they explain the purpose of the yuzamashi? I like the look of them but don’t really understand what they are for.

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  2. TOKYO LIVING says:

    Thank you for visiting my blog. Depending on the quality of tea, tempreture of hot water affects its taste and flavour . Therefore you use yuzamashi to cool it down before pouring it into the teapot to make a tasty tea.

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