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{"id":7318491070614,"title":"A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Tea","handle":"a-beginner-s-guide-to-japanese-tea","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eDo you know the difference between a bancha and a hojicha? How to brew the perfect matcha? Why do tea drinkers around the world seek out Japanese teas?\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eIn this beautiful and unique book, Japanese tea expert Per Oscar Brekell—one of the few non-Japanese to complete the training to become an official tea instructor—taps into the rich tradition that has given the world matcha, sencha, and the meditative ritual of the Chado tea ceremony and shares his expert insights and trained palate, and helps to unlock the secrets of Japan’s iconic beverage. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBy combining a practical approach with in-depth knowledge and a keen eye for details, this visual guide will help you understand everything from how tea is picked and processed to the physical and mental health benefits that come from drinking it.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eThrough stunning color photos and engaging information, readers of this book will get \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003ea guided tour of Japan's main tea-growing regions; insight into the journey from leaf to cup, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003ean introduction to top-grade premium and single-estate Japanese teas like yabukita, koshun, yamakai, sofu, and asatsuyu; a detailed guide to brewing J\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eapanese teas to enhance their flavor and to highlight their healthful properties; an in-depth look at traditional Japanese teapots and teacups; and a curated selection of teas suitable for home brewing and serving in various situations.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eEvery tea lover will find something to savor in this comprehensive introduction to the incredible world of Japanese teas.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eStructure:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e-  6 chapters covering everything there is to know about Japanese tea\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e-  Beautiful photography and easy-to-understand visual guides\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e-  Glossary\/Index\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eRecommended for you if:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e-   You like tea, whether Japanese tea or other kinds\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e-   You have an interest in Japanese culture\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e-   You like learning about Japan and Japanese culture in English\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eAbout this volume:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eOriginal Title: A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Tea\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003ePages: 96 (over 200 color photographs)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eISBN: 978-4-8053-1638-2\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eBook Size: A5\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" data-mce-fragment=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"font-weight: 400;\"\u003eLanguages: English\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-weight: 400;\" 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A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Tea

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Do you know the difference between a bancha and a hojicha? How to brew the perfect matcha? Why do tea drinkers around the world seek out Japanese teas?


In this beautiful and unique book, Japanese tea expert Per Oscar Brekell—one of the few non-Japanese to complete the training to become an official tea instructor—taps into the rich tradition that has given the world matcha, sencha, and the meditative ritual of the Chado tea ceremony and shares his expert insights and trained palate, and helps to unlock the secrets of Japan’s iconic beverage. 


By combining a practical approach with in-depth knowledge and a keen eye for details, this visual guide will help you understand everything from how tea is picked and processed to the physical and mental health benefits that come from drinking it.


Through stunning color photos and engaging information, readers of this book will get a guided tour of Japan's main tea-growing regions; insight into the journey from leaf to cup, an introduction to top-grade premium and single-estate Japanese teas like yabukita, koshun, yamakai, sofu, and asatsuyu; a detailed guide to brewing Japanese teas to enhance their flavor and to highlight their healthful properties; an in-depth look at traditional Japanese teapots and teacups; and a curated selection of teas suitable for home brewing and serving in various situations.

Every tea lover will find something to savor in this comprehensive introduction to the incredible world of Japanese teas.

Structure:
 
-  6 chapters covering everything there is to know about Japanese tea
-  Beautiful photography and easy-to-understand visual guides
-  Glossary/Index

 
Recommended for you if:
 
-   You like tea, whether Japanese tea or other kinds
-   You have an interest in Japanese culture
-   You like learning about Japan and Japanese culture in English
  
About this volume:
 
Original Title: A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Tea
Pages: 96 (over 200 color photographs)
ISBN: 978-4-8053-1638-2
Book Size: A5
Languages: English
Publication Date: December 2021
 
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The Book of Tea 
Experience Japan
Washoku – Japanese Traditional Food and Food Culture