Various types of tea
As for the tea produced in Japan, almost all is green tea.The green tea becomes various types of tea by difference in process of manufacture at a cultivation method, time.Sencha, Matcha, Genmaicha, Houjicha, etc.Green tea is the drink which is indispensable for Japanese food.
Gyokuro is one of various types tea.The process of manufacture takes time.Therefore the price of Gyokuro is high.And, in Gyokuro, how to drink takes time, too.In Gyokuro, how to drink to extract tea at low temperature is basic.
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Gyokuro has a beauty effect.Have you ever been to Fukuoka?The chief production area of Gyokuro in Japan is Yame, Fukuoka Prefecture..If you go to Fukuoka, you can realize a beauty effect of Gyokuro.So, Fukuoka is an area of the beautiful woman.
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Gong cha land in Tokyo.Gong cha is a store specializing in Taiwanese tea.Gong cha is born in Taiwan and develops 860 stores in the world.You can enjoy delicious tea at a simple price in a high quality casually.It is Taiwanese tea than Japanese food.
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In summer 2015
Gekikara Gourmet Festival 2015
“Gekikara” means that it is Extra Hot.My friend is a hot food geek.She always carries red peppers.She sprinkles a red pepper on any food.I hear that it is very yummy.I want her to participate in this festival by all means.
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No.1 Chazuke in Japan
Do you know Shizuoka?It is one hour by Shinkansen from Tokyo.If you go to Shizuoka, you can see Mount Fuji close.And you can eat yummy Chazuke.Please go to san grams green tea & garden cafe.In there, most delicious Chazuke is sold in Japan.Chazuke is a bowl of boiled rice with tea poured over it.
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Jun 20 2015
In Japan, the cherry blossoms will be in full bloom soon.the cherry blossoms is called “Sakura”.In Okayama, Tsuyama castele, Tokyo, Meguro River, Kyoto, Daigo Temple, Sakura is very beautiful.With Japanese food bento, I want to go to see Sakura.
The German who was in Japan in the 1800s said. “A woman becomes more beautiful under Sakura”.I think that there is a magical power in Sakura.The Japanese eats such Sakura.The tea using Sakura in particular is drunk on a day of celebration.
Please dip Sakura preserved in salt into the hot water. A beautiful flower blooms.The taste. . .For a Japanese, Sakura is soul flower.We endure a long winter period and can realize that cheerful spring finally came.
I did not know that there were few people who ate a Gobou(burdock) in the world.I eat a Gobou(burdock) once a week.Kinpira burdock, burdock roll of the beef, burdock salad, etc.All of that food is yummy.I think that the person who has not eaten a Gobou(burdock) is unhappy.
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Japanese food and Gobou
The Gobou(burdock) is used for Japanese food frequently.The reason is not only taste and a texture.The Gobou(burdock) is rich in dietary fiber.It is expected to have the effect of beautifying your skin.Therefore it may be said that you may be beautiful if you eat Japanese food.
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The burdock attracts attention as diet food from the abundance of the dietary fiber.It is processed into various products.Representative one is Gobou(burdock) tea.An ingredient called the saponin is included in the Gobou(burdock) tea.The burdock tea can take in nutrition efficiently.It is expected to have the effect of anti-aging.
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It had grown near the house where I lived in in old days.We called the street “Poo street”.It is after it becomes adult to have known that the bad-smelling plant is good for health.It is Fish mint.This is swallowed up as a tea break in Japan.
Detoxification effects, which are now trendy, are expected with it.In addition, it is effective in controlling an itch.There is the case which people of atopic dermatitis take.I hear the taste unique and delicious.
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Fish mint is called ‘dokudami’ in Japan.’doku’ of ‘dokudami’ is a meaning called the poison.However, the poison is not included in fish mint.Why are it called like that?’dami’ of ‘dokudami’ is a meaning called the prohibition.Fish mint tea was drank by protection against poisoning in old days.Poison is prohibition.’doku’ is ‘dami’.Dokudami.
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I love Japanese food
Is it art to serve tea?I thought that it was different.I enter the small room and do seiza and drink bitter tea(Seiza:First kneel down onto the floor.Make sure the big toes are touching each other on their sides, not crossing.).It is a pain past bearing.My friends invited me to tea ceremony.I did not want to go tea ceremony.But I decided to go because I did not want to injure a friend. I participated in the tea ceremony and I was surprised.There laid a mat there at an extensive grassy plain and constructed a blind shade and was space comfortable at all.That is right. The tea ceremony is freedom.I think that it is important to enjoy without being particular about a form.I decide to buy tea ceremony set if I go home!However, the taste of the tea was bad as ever…
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The tea culture
The tea culture worldwide in distribution and it is the culture of the upper class.My family does not have the tea culture.However, I drink the tea every day.May I belong to an upper class?The tea is good for our health.Tea, green tea, oolong tea, etc.Those are very good for our health.But we must be careful about excessive drinking of the tea.When we drink tea, excessive drinking is prevented by using the teapot.We must drink a lot when we drink with a kettle.Japanese have a habit of drinking tea after a meal.The tea time after having eaten Japanese food is the best.We misunderstand belonging to an upper class.
‘Kekko na Otemae Desu’is a meaning called ‘That is superb’.It is words used at tea ceremony mainly.Tea is made and is the impression that drank the tea.’Kekko na Otemae Desu ‘.When you may participate in tea ceremony, you read a script, and and should become a movie star.
The manga which I introduce this time is ‘That is superb.’.Japanese name is ‘Kekko na Otemae Desu’.As for this manga, tea ceremony is described in an American viewpoint.The tea ceremony is strict with manners.You can understand the severe manners by this manga.
There is a manner in Japanese food like French food.For example, how to eat sushi eats it by hand without using the chopsticks.It was manners in old days.However, we do not mind manners, because it is manners to eat comfortable and yummy sushi.
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It is a matcha boom recently in Japan.Matcha taste of candy and chocolate and the potato chip is sold.I see it in many shops.Japanese love matcha taste truly.Kellogg Co. which established the head office in the United States put cereal matcha taste on sale.
Matcha is expected to have the effect of beautifying your skin.You eat Kellogg’s brown rice cereal matcha taste from morning and am fair skin effect up.
Green hell pond
The color of matcha is green.What kind of color will it become when I add milk to Kellogg’s brown rice cereal matcha taste ?I think that it becomes the very grotesque color.It is like Green hell pond.
I added milk.But it was not like Green hell pond.It is a normal kellogg’s cereal.It looks yummy.When I eat it,were bitter, but were very yummy.
Matcha is Japanese traditional green tea.This is tea of steamed buds of tea trees. It’s popular in Japanese tea ceremonies.It is believed that this new way to prepare matcha to drink (tencha-ho method) came into being during the 10th century.The method for tea drinking, most probably the Dancha-ho method, was transferred to Japan in the beginning of the Heian period, while matcha method (the method using powdered tea) is considered to have come to Japan in Kamakura period.Matcha is a tradition.Such a matcha became the crunch.
It is green visually.It is like the eye shadow of Peter Criss(KISS).The taste is sweet.However, it is slightly bitter taste.It is the taste of adult.
If you get a chance to come to Japan,please eat.
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Diet at Green tea
Tea is becoming the boom.Starbucks open a store specializing in tea, and Nestle has begun to sell a machine for exclusive use of the tea.The Japanese drinks tea from ancient times.Most kinds of Japanese tea is green tea and it is most commonly drunk in Japan.An ingredient included in the green tea is suitable for diet.The ingredient is catechin.It is said to be effective in letting the lipid metabolism (the resolution, combustion) with liver and the muscle activate.
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The method of the green tea diet is three.
1.You drink green tea in substitution for water and the coffee which you usually drink.
2.You drink green tea 40-50 minutes before aerobic exercise, and internal activity activate and let fat disintegrate.
3.When you are craving a little snack , you drink green tea in substitution for cooling drinks such as the juice.
It is rich in tea catechin which helps to reduce body fat.
Let’s drink green tea, and let’s get thinner!