Traditional Japan

Traditional Japan

Traditional Japanese Culture

Japan's traditional culture is a harmonious blend of aesthetics, spirituality, and daily life practices that continue to inspire and resonate with people around the world. One of the most iconic aspects of Japanese culture is its tea ceremony, or "Sadō," where the preparation and consumption of matcha, a finely powdered green tea, symbolize harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility.

In this feature, we will introduce Japanese tea and the products usually served with tea.


Matcha is a finely ground green tea powder that's integral to Japanese culture and cuisine. Known for its vibrant green color and earthy flavor, it's used in traditional tea ceremonies, desserts, and drinks. Rich in antioxidants, matcha offers a unique taste experience, balancing bitterness with a natural sweetness.

Japanese confectionery

Japanese confectionery, known as  "wagashi," features traditional sweets crafted with rice, beans, and sugar. These artful treats range from mochi to sweet bean-filled delights like anpan and dorayaki. These sweets are often paired with tea, enhancing the tea-drinking experience with their delicate flavors and textures, showcasing the harmony of Japanese culinary culture.

Rice cracker

Japanese rice crackers, known as "senbei," are a popular traditional snack in Japan. Made primarily from rice, these crackers come in various shapes, sizes, and flavors. They can be savory or sweet, often seasoned with soy sauce, salt, seaweed, or even wasabi. Senbei are often enjoyed as a snack with green tea, showcasing the perfect harmony of flavor between the two.

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