Matcha smoothie recipe – Clean Green Matcha Mint Smoothie

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You can easily whip together a healthy, energizing matcha smoothie using mint. Follow this quick matcha smoothie recipe below and if you upload your creating to instagram, don’t forget to tag @healthytokyo! IngredientsCalories per serving (serving size 1 smoothie): 230 Yield: One Smoothie 1 banana, frozen 2 small kiwis or 1 large 1 squeeze of […]

10 Most Popular Wagashi Traditional Japanese Sweets

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Japanese food is revered around the world for its delicious and subtle flavor combinations, in addition to its beautiful presentation. You are presumably familiar with all manner of Japanese cuisine from sushi to soba, but how much to you know about traditional Japanese sweets, otherwise known as “wagashi”? Today we will be taking a look […]

Top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan!

Top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan! Kyoto, Tokyo and more!

The top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan can be hard to find. With many adulterated ceremony’s catered to tourists. In today’s HealthyTOKYO article we will be taking a look at 15 places around Japan where you can enjoy the most traditional matcha tea ceremony for yourself. The Japanese tea ceremony, […]

Cultural significance of the matcha tea ceremony

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“Sado”, “Chanoyu”, or simply “Ocha”, are all names for the highly choreographed and ritualized Japanese matcha tea ceremony. The ceremony itself focuses on the preparation and serving of tea made from pure powdered green tea leaves called “matcha”, but there is much more to the ceremony than just drinking this antioxidant rich elixir. Tradition, aesthetics, […]