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Producer Stories: Awagami Factory

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About the 8th generation washi paper maker from Tokushima, Japan, Awagami Factory

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Producer Stories: Chie Fujii

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About the Los Angeles-based ceramicist Chie Fujii and her work to destroy her technical background in fine arts and sculpture.

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Producer Stories: Gato Mikio

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Genten kaiki (原点回帰) means something like, “returning to the original starting point,” or “going back to the origin.” It’s an idea lacquerware company Gato Mikio adopted as their guiding approach, a philosophy that goes into each and every bowl, plate, tea canister, vase, or sake cup they design and produce....

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How to Make Iced Green Tea

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A simple recipe for making iced green tea at home using loose leaf Japanese teas.

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About Matcha Whisks & Scoops

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About our handmade matcha whisks and scoops from Nara, Japan.

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How to Store Teas

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How to store Japanese green teas. When properly stored, green teas can stay fresh for up to a year.

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