Tea Readings

Celebrate One Year with Yannoko Tea Co.

Celebrate One Year with Yannoko Tea Co.

'A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step' Lao-Tzu  It's been quite a year, in many regards, complete with pitfalls and ecstatic joy. Most notably though, it was the year in which tea became fully the focus...

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Uji-Shirakawa Tea

Uji-Shirakawa Tea

A Tea farmer in Uji-Shirakawa talks about the future of tea. In May of this past year, Yannoko was fortunate enough to visit several tea farms, including the one run by the Kitamura family.  Due to an unusually early spring,...

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Roasted Eggplant with Genmaicha Sauce.

Roasted Eggplant with Genmaicha Sauce.

Tea offers many possibilities beyond traditional hot water brewing and one person exploring all these delicious alternatives is Nazanin Yousefnejad;  Tea Lady, Baker, Encourager, Etsy Shop Owner and Blogger. Recently, she incorporated our Genmaicha Organic with Roasted Eggplant.  Head over to...

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New Shigaraki ware, Vintage Chawans and an Owl!

New Shigaraki ware, Vintage Chawans and an Owl!

How was your summer?  It seems like record high temperatures were felt in many parts of the world this summer, especially in northern latitudes where summers are meant to be on the temperate side.  On the west coast of Canada,...

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