Belight Tea Cool, sweet, and humid; pine bark after the rain.
Doesn’t quite put the “fun” in “function,” but that’s ok–a quiet tea can still have a lot to say. Take your time with the cup, at least five minutes before deciding to chuck or chug.
You can find Belight Tea and Toffler’s words of wisdom at belighttea.com.
Topic: Class on the Basics of Japanese Tea
(w/ hands-on experience preparing matcha) Date:1) Friday, October 3rd 2) Saturday, October 4th
Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Fee: $25 (excl. tax) per person * Couples’ discount: $40 (excl. tax) per couple Location: Ippodo Tea, New York Application: Events manager, Ippodo Tea New York
*Reservations required in advance
Tel: (212) 370-0609
Fax: (212) 370-0625
This is an introductory-level class on Japanese tea for beginners.
Discover (and taste) the difference between the four main types of Japanese tea—matcha, gyokuro, sencha, and bancha.
After learning how to choose between different types of Japanese tea, try making matcha yourself. Ippodo staff will show you how to prepare the matcha so that it tastes great.
A highlight of the class is the many valuable tips we give you—ideas that will prove indispensable in making delicious Japanese tea an enjoyable part of your daily life!