• Teaware and Gadgets

    Making Matcha with the Sharp Tea-Ceré

    Last year I did a podcast episode on the Sharp Tea-Ceré, a nifty machine that lets consumers grind matcha in the comfort of their own home. It serves two purposes in a relatively small footprint. The right side of the machine features ceramic disks that can turn tea leaves into either a course or fine powder. The left side has a built in frother that is fed by a four cup water reservoir on the back of the unit. I’m a traditionalist when it comes to making matcha so most often I hand whisk it with a traditional bamboo chasen. However, there are times when I crave a green tea late and the Tea-Ceré is perfect for…


  • Teaware and Gadgets

    Podcast Episode 20: Product Review – Sharp Tea-Ceré

    One of my favorite finds at World Tea Expo last year was the Sharp Tea-Ceré. My fellow tea bloggers and I were all drooling over its sleek design and unique functions. It’s only fitting that I share my review of it as today will be spent packing for this year’s WTE. Although I’m not lucky enough to own one (yet!), the kind folks at Sharp offered to loan me one for a month so that I could play around with it and share my experience with all of you. This is the first product review that I’ve done on the podcast but I thought that the Tea-Ceré was something that would be hard to convey using…