Friday Roundup

Friday Roundup: September 20th – September 26th

The Friday Roundup is a weekly collection of five of my favorite blog posts from around the world. It’s my little way of getting the word out about all of my favorite tea blogs. Is there someone I’m missing? Let me know about it in the comments below!

Top 3 Japanese Tea Importing Countries

Do you know imports the most Japanese green tea? This post from Ricardo at My Japanese Green Tea was very surprising. The United States was one of the top consumers during the 1860s so it looks like we might be returning to our old ways. What do you think?

Tips for having a good tea session

What goes into a good tea session? Tea Secrets provides some food for thought in this post. I think the most important point is to focus on what you can control but let go of what you can’t. This is sage advice for tea sessions and life in general.

Brown Sugar Scones with Maple Glaze

Our Canadian tea friend Lu Ann from The Cup of Life posted a tasty-sounding recipe for fall-inspired scones. These sound like the perfect accompaniment to a spicy cup of chai. Pumpkin spice is so popular but I love that she went for something a bit different.

15 Hot Tea Drinks to Warm You Up

Jee from Oh, How Civilized put together a timely roundup of her favorite hot tea drink recipes. There are so many options here. I’m a bit biased because it’s my favorite but you definitely need to try the matcha hot chocolate. It is to die for!

Tea Review: Miyazaki Native Kamairicha (The Tea Crane)

Heather from Hanamichi reviewed a tea she received as a Kickstarter campaign reward for The Tea Crane’s new flagship shop. Kamairicha is a must-try for anyone looking to explore further into Japanese teas. The picture she took of the unfurled leaves in stunning.

My name is Nicole and I love tea...a lot! I have been writing about my love of the leaf since 2008. My work has been featured on World Tea News, The Daily Tea, Tea Journey, and other publications. I am the winner of the 2018 World Tea Award for Best Tea Blog.