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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, […]

Matcha vs Green Tea – What’s the difference?

Matcha vs Green Tea - What's the difference? Chinese vs Japanese matcha powder comparison

Matcha vs Green Tea – the terms and flavors of these two teas have infiltrated all sorts of food products over and above the teacup. It can be a commonly held perception these two teas are one in the same. Put simply, they are not. While both matcha and green tea come from the same […]

Benefits of Apple cider vinegar in Japan

Benefits of Apple cider vinegar in Japan

Apple cider vinegar in Japan may be something you come across whilst looking around on the Internet in search of home remedy health tips. While the word “vinegar” may be off-putting due to its association with a sour taste or its strong smell, many blog posts and health gurus heap praises on drinking this apparent […]

Froozer – 100% all natural whole fruit frozen bar now available in Japan

Meet Froozer. Three flavors of blended frozen fruit bars you can enjoy guilt-free. Made with 100% whole fruit, freshly harvested and picked at its peak of ripeness. Froozer is never heated, thus maintaining all of the nutrients of fresh fruit. This unique natural frozen fruit bar is making its way from Oregon to Tokyo via HealthyTOKYO, […]

Cultural significance of the matcha tea ceremony

healthytokyo organic matcha tea bowl green tea

“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, […]

Buying Yogurt In Japan

Buying Yogurt In Japan

  Confused about which yogurt in Japan is best for you? You’re not alone! At the request of one of our readers we have delved into the yogurt aisle to get a better grasp on what lines the shelves in the dairy cooler. Buying just about any product in Japan can be a daunting task […]

How To Prepare Matcha – Ways To Enjoy Drinking Matcha

How to prepare Matcha maple almond matcha latte

So you’ve made the leap into the world of matcha but now you’re wondering how to prepare matcha? Hopefully you have sought out the highest quality of organic matcha to maximize not only the nutritional elements but also the taste experience as well. With a few simple tips you can be on the way to […]

Matcha Chia Pudding & Yogurt Bowl

buying yogurt in Japan bowl

What do your morning meal look like?  If the term morning meals has you baffled then you’re probably starting your day off on an empty tank.  I know, you’ve heard it before – breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it is true! Starting the day off with proper fuel will ignite your […]

Organic Rice in Japan

Organic Rice in Japan

If you were asked to name a food synonymous with Japan, rice would most likely be your answer.  Rice is deeply embedded in the cultural fabric of Japan.  It is the world’s most important food crop ahead of wheat, corn and bananas.  Rice is a major staple for many countries all over the world.  But have you […]