|Sifting the matcha in preparation for the day's class.|
|Pottery on display to discuss Japanese tea wares: Kyusu & Dobin, Yuzamashi & Houjiki, Yunomi & Chawan.|
|Teas loaded and ready for tasting! Cherry bark tea canisters from Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture. They were my father's.|
|"Asagao" (Morning Glory) wagashi from Tokara. Sweet plate, also with Morning Glory motif, by Sayo Horimizu of Mashiko. Tea Bowl in background is vintage Soma-yaki from Fukushima.|
|Biwa (Loquat) Mochi from Tokara. Tea Bowl in background is Shino-glazed Summer Tea Bowl by Sachiko Furuya (Honolulu, HI.) Sweet plate is from Soeya kiln in Mashiko.|
Matcha Chawan (Tea Bowls) ready to serve.
|Rainier Valley Cultural Center, a great place for events!|