Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Japanese Sencha Green Tea

This is the annual week of the visit of Berea's  Japanese Sister City Delegation.
Each year we host the first night (Tuesday) dinner, a catered casual event. 
In addition, we are hosting the group at our home on Wednesday for tea.
In preparation, yesterday I drove west to Danville, KY to
our favorite bakery Burke Bakery and purchased several
dozen cookies.  (A photo will come later in the week.)
And, then went around the corner to Bruce and Shelley Richardson's
Elmwood Inn Fine Teas retail store to purchase their Japanese Sencha Green Tea sachets.
According to the information on Elmwood Inn's website,
Sencha is the most consumed tea in Japan.
It has a beautiful flat leaf, and as we all know, it is healthy.
This is one of the teas I will serve.  


Michele @ The Nest at Finch Rest said...

Oh how wonderful, Linda. What a special thing to be hosting. Can't wait to see and learn more.

Have fun with that!

Marilyn said...

That will be a very nice tea to serve for such an occasion.

Angela McRae said...

I can't wait to read all about how they enjoyed your gracious hospitality!

La Tea Dah said...

You are so fortunate to live near Elmwood Inn shop. The tea sounds very good and hosting in an event honoring your sister city sounds like a great honor.

Gracious Hospitality

Lavender Cottage said...

It will be fun to see photos of your gathering.

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

ONe of my fave is sencha rose.. luv!
EnJoy all the celebrations, Linda!


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