Matcha Cupcakes [Recipe]

Matcha Cupcakes [Recipe]

This is one of the ways in which I enjoy matcha when I buy a packet of matcha green tea powder. I always buy a small quantity at one time, and once it's opened, I keep it in the fridge and try to use it all within a month. Mostly, I enjoy drinking matcha in [...]

Week 95: Tidying up

Week 95: Tidying up

Research has been moving forward little by little. I've been revising Chapter 2. The reviews I have worked on for the past four months were initially just a section, but as I discussed it with my supervisors, we extended it to further relevant scopes and added references, and it has become a chapter. I am [...]

Tea Ceremony – Chaji

Tea Ceremony – Chaji

My friend, who has performed the Japanese tea ceremony – Urasenke style – for many years, invited me to a formal tea ceremony – Chaji – which he hosted. I also asked my friend, Kelly, to come with me because she previously told me that she had never experienced it in Japan. She immediately answered [...]