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Matcha Explained

What is matcha? Simply put, matcha is stone-milled powdered green tea, but there’s so much more to it than that! matcha is the ceremonial and highly prized tea of the Japanese. They have been making and drinking matcha for decades, …

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UPBEATS Community / Free Breakfast Talk

I get pretty excited about new ideas. As a creative person who loves design, business, living well and having a good time, I feel like UPBEATS was made just for me. UPBEATS is a new global community of people, stories …

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Interview with Real Foods Projects

This post was first published on the Real Food Projects blog in the lead up to their Christmas Market… SAY HI TO PERFECT SOUTH. Run by Paul and Renee, this little tea company sources all their green tea from Australian …

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Partner Cafe: BION Societé, Camperdown

Camperdown is our neighbouring suburb and has been a little neglected nook of the Inner West to date, but thankfully things are starting to change. When we noticed a smart looking new cafe open on Layton Street we pretty much …

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Valentine's Day Genmaicha Offer

Ok, so you’re all in love with Genmaicha and we understand why. For us, it was love at first taste and for many people it takes just one little cup to solidify a long-term relationship! With Valentine’s Day around the …

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Our Christmas gift ideas

Green tea is an excellent Christmas gift, Secret Santa or stocking filler. For our very first Christmas we’ve got beautiful gift boxes for the First Harvest and Estate ranges, as well as gift wrapping (either natural fabric ribbon and a …

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Perfect South Cooler by Bloodwood

Our favourite Newtown haunt is Bloodwood and we’re there often (probably a little bit too much). Aside from the consistently delicious food, their cocktail and wine list is top notch, as is their staff.  And now, we have a legitimate reason …

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Tea harvest finishes for the season

The 2011 – 2012 Australian green tea harvest has come to an end after a few hectic months and things are looking good.  The recent downpours or floods didn’t affect the farms and the tea is being crafted as we …

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