green tea, Mr.Shibamoto

 I joined to make green tea of Mr.Shibamoto
at Makinohara, Shizuoka

Tea leaves were Shizu7132, 静7132
as sencha, it have the scent like sakura tree leaves

before fried tea leaves

He made pan fried tea
White steam and scent rised up, after tea leaves put the fire

and rolling
He was careful for water of stems

tea leaves fried and rolled four times

Thanks Mr.Shibamoto


Umegashima, Autumn

The Autumn festival at Shirahige temple, 白鬚神社
in Nyushima, Umegashima, Shizuoka
High school students play Kagura means dance

and play flutes and drums
They were good workers

It was Autumn


Oriental beauty

I joined the Chinese tea event to meet my friends
from Shizuoka, Nagoya and Poland !!
After the event, we had dinner and many teas
 Left was Si ji chun, like fruit, an apple
Right was blended tea,felt woody
from Taiwan by Mr.Watanabe
He stopped to make oolong tea in this Autumn
I think it too bad !!


Sansui tea estate tea party

Sencha tea, Keizan, 径山
by Sansui tea estate, Tochizawa, Shizuoka

Tea leaves are native species

Sansui tea estate, 山水園 locate in mountain area, Shizuoka

Tea master is Mr.Kiyomi

He makes tea estate by the conventional way

Thanks Mr.Kiyomi

Mr.Suga tea trip meeting

Mr.Suga take journeys around Asia
his keyword is "tea"

I brewed his tea at the tea trip meeting
This time, Sanpin tea in Okinawa, Jasmine tea in Fuzhou,Thailand and Myanmar

 This teas are popular tea in Thailand
Left is flavor tea; below milk tea
 and right is green tea;top photo
Both teas are strong flavor and coloring

 He said that Omotenashi, hospitality was to provide what ones want
It was not necessarily a good thing
I better considering the feeding of the guest

The day's teas
from Upper left; Thailand flavor tea, red can, Thai green tea, yellow can
from lower left; based green tea of Jasmin tea, anxi guan tea and sencha of Yame
Thanks Mr.Suga