Bright porcelain wares will make the ambience cool and refreshing. They look good on your home for summer afternoon tea breaks. You can proudly offer tea to your families and guests with the coming season.
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|You put tencha into a hole on the top of the stone mill.|
Hold the handle and turn the mill slowly (about 1 turn in 1 second). It is a little heavy, but turns smoothly with a comfortable sound. You should not turn it too fast for good quality tea.
In a short while, you will find that green fine powders spill from the rims.
|After several minutes of milling, you have a pile of matcha on the tray. Then, the turning sound slightly changes, and you won’t find any more tea coming out of the slit.|
|You can take your own milled tea home.|
|You prepare your own tea|
|Traditional clothes for tea-picking (The lady in the center)|
|The second serving came in a small teapot|
|It is located in a country side surrounded with greens.|
|You can walk around the garden for free.|
|There is a tea house.|
Only the people who pay for tea can get in.Of course, we had tea there.After having tea in a large room, you can look around the house. This tea house also has a small tea room. I got to see it.
|Small tea room (about 4 tatami mats)|
|hanging scroll and flower at tokonoma alcove|
|Elaborately designed ceiling|
|Nijiriguchi, crawl-in entrance|
|Position where the host prepares tea|
|I found a pretty unique thing there.Look at the sign. Can you read Japanese?|
It is gyokuro ice cream!!
I have seen matcha ice cream or green tea ice cream, but never gyokuoro’s.
Its flavor … um … I didn’t find significant difference from regular green tea ice cream. But, it tastes really good, and it has actual tea on the top as sprinkles^^
|wildly grown plants|