A Fancy Tea Ceremony

Japanese schools have club activities
Basically sports and cultural festivities

One of them is “Sado bu” (茶道部)
which is “Tea Ceremony” (to you)

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Hanabira kochi – a sweet miso filling with candied burdock root (gobo) encased in white mochi with a pink tinge
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to be eaten before the tea

I was invited to sit in on a ceremony practise
A culturally rich experience (with a yummy bonus)

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The detail in the cup is part of the experience
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sitting Japanese style HURTS
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THE perfect matcha

The ceremony has many intricacies
it takes practise to perfectly execute these

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