tea


April 11, 2016

Japanify: How to Make Matcha

by yoko

The first time I learned how to make matcha was from my grandmother, Baba-chan, in Tokyo.

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March 17, 2016

Studio Arhoj + Umami Mart Travel Mug is Back In Stock!

by Sarah

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Last year, we sold out of our limited-edition porcelain travel mug designed exclusively for Umami Mart by Studio Arhoj.

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January 7, 2013

The Forest Feast: Chai-Nog

by Erin Gleeson

It’s so cold in the woods these days — cozy up with a warm cup of Chai-Nog!

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December 4, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Euphorium Tea Salon (Colombo)

by Sakura

 

On a combined wedding/tour/family holiday in Sri Lanka in mid-November, I had two days in Colombo with my parents.

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October 29, 2012

Umami Mart Spotlight: Atelier Dion Yunomi (Teacups)

by Kayoko

We are extremely excited to present yunomi (teacups) exclusively made for us by our dear friends Jay + Rie of Atelier Dion.

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October 1, 2012

Coffee + Tea Month @ Umami Mart

by Kayoko

Happy October! The air is a bit crisper, the leaves, brighter. What better way to get ready for the colder months than to cozy up with coffee and tea?

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July 19, 2012

Darjeeling Discovery: Thurbo Tea Estate

by yoko

Tea estates in Darjeeling are very aware that organic sells. Some tea estates convert their whole operation into an organic one, while others simply can not afford the high costs that are needed to apply for certification.

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July 12, 2012

Darjeeling Discovery: Castleton Tea Estate

by yoko

Out of all the tea plantations I went to during my trip, Castleton seemed to have the most modern and well-kept facilities.

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July 5, 2012

Darjeeling Discovery: Junpana Tea Estate

by yoko

“What is different about the Junpana tea estate, from all the other tea estates in Darjeeling?” I asked BM Mudgil (manager of Junpana).

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June 28, 2012

Darjeeling Discovery: Goomtee Tea Estate

by yoko

Darjeeling reminded me of Hayao Miyazaki’s Laputa: Castle in the Sky. It is hidden within the thick cloak of fog and has an elevation of up to 8000 feet.

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