Month: May 2014

My Mouth waters for … Bean Paste

One of the great delights of the way of Tea is partaking of home cooked- made from scratch- Japanese food. I will go into the exhaulted regions of the Kaiseki meal later in another post. But for the moment I

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Doll’s Day Afternoon

Just after my trip to Portland, I was invited to a ‘Hatsu-gama’ (The first kettle of the New Year Tea gathering’) by Haruko Sosei Saddler Sensei. It was a very special affair with her kind Mother who can come to

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