Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

Kyoto Sightseeing/Kimono【Tea Ceremony Experience KOTO】

Matcha

How to make Ice green tea (Matcha) in summer?

How to make Ice green tea (Matcha) in summer?

Even in the end of May, it’s very hot (over 30℃) in Kyoto now. I wonder what happen in the real summer in July and August, but some of my guests said they felt ...

Cafés near Kyoto station where we can have Matcha

Cafés near Kyoto station where we can have Matcha

There are some cafes I’d like to drop in when I go to Kyoto station. Not only matcha ice cream, we can enjoy parfaits, matcha soba noodle, and pure powdered gre...

Matcha chocolate, which Maiko san in Kyoto Japan also love

Matcha chocolate, which Maiko san in Kyoto Japan also love

It’s Valentine’s day in February 14th. It’s popular to give chocolates from girls’ to her boy friends in Japan. Although we also exchange chocolates with co-wor...

Japanese sweets in the tea ceremony

Japanese sweets in the tea ceremony

Japanese sweets in the tea ceremony Eating sweets will make a green tea even more delicious, so we usually finish eating sweets before drinking powdered green t...

Cha-do and Bu-do/Bushido

Cha-do and Bu-do/Bushido

I don’t know much about warrior and Samurai and have no experience of them. However, when you listen to the story of Tea Ceremony, warrior and chivalry, I think...

Where to go for the tea shop in Kyoto?

Where to go for the tea shop in Kyoto?

Many guests coming to “Tea Ceremony Koto” ask me the recommendation to get the powdered green tea in Kyoto. If you go to the department stores, you can buy high...

The process of producing Matcha

The process of producing Matcha

The fresh green of Matcha is not only beautiful, but also contains a lot of nutrition, such as Vitamin C, Theanine, which is the source of the tea’s flavor, caf...

The history of Tea in Japan

The history of Tea in Japan

The custom of drinking tea considerably contributes to the formation of Japanese culture. We are familiar with powdered green tea used for sweets like cookies, ...

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