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A Matcha Highlight Part Four: Flavoring with Matcha

By On August 2, 2012

Grade A Matcha or culinary matcha is commonly used to flavor, season and marinate food items and drinks. Follow these three easy steps to make instant green tea flavored ice cream anytime… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part Three: Cooking with Matcha

By On July 27, 2012

Matcha Cupcakes Here’s a fun, easy recipe using tea. Try to use a high grade matcha, such as Art of Tea’s Grade A Matcha since the quality will greatly affect the end… Read More

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Pacific Coast Mint Marinated Lamb Roast with Fennel and Eggplant

By On July 16, 2012

This recipe is prepared with a 2 lb boneless shoulder roast lamb seasoned with Art of Tea’s organic certified, caffeine free blend called Pacific Coast Mint. The Marinade You Will Need: -3… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part Two: Creating Ceremonial Matcha

By On July 13, 2012

Nestled along riverbeds and amidst luscious forests, lies a region called Yame, where we source our Ceremonial Matcha. This city in Fukuoka is known as one of the leading tea producers in… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part One: Harvesting Grade A Matcha

By On June 1, 2012

Contrary to the popular belief that matcha derives from Japan, it originally emerged during the Song Dynasty in China. Matcha is made from a shade grown green tea, also known as Gyokuro that… Read More

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Re-Steeping Tea: Discovering the Many Flavors of Pu-erh (Part 2)

By On March 29, 2012

Art of Tea owner and founder, Steve Schwartz and I continued our tea journey to discover the wonders of re-steeping pu-erh. Naturally, this is not my favorite choice for tea because of… Read More

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Re-Steeping Tea: Discovering the Many Flavors of Pu-erh (PART 1)

By On March 19, 2012

I sat down with Art of Tea owner and founder, Steve Schwartz for a lesson in re-steeping tea. One of the many benefits of loose leaf tea is the beauty of re-steeping… Read More

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Benefits of Green Tea: 7 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

By On March 6, 2012

Thanks to the Chinese, green tea has been around for over 4000 years. According to numerous studies and medical reports, there are many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea. We reap… Read More

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Tea for Chi

By On December 27, 2011

Winter officially arrives December 21, with the Winter Solstice — which means, that as of last week, we have already welcomed it. For thousands of years, winter has been viewed as the… Read More

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Homemade Spa Treatments with Tea

By On December 14, 2011

With all the hustle and bustle during this time of the year, it’s easy to feel stressed out, overwhelmed and anxious about the holidays looming ahead. It’s necessary to remember to take… Read More