Tea-rroir?: Green Tea and the Taste of Place in Japan

A basket of green tea leaves in a Japanese tea field

Greg de St. Maurice, University of Toronto

December 10, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:30

Ho Centre for Buddhist Studies, University of Toronto. Jackman Humanities Building (JHB) Room 318

Culinaria's Research Fellow Greg de St. Maurice will be speaking about the role of green tea in Japan and the powerful role of taste in place as part of the Tea & Buddhism workshop series at the Centre for Buddhist Studies, followed by a tasting and discussion of Japanese Tea Ceremonies by Momo Yoshida. Registration is required for each event separately, and space is limited: Please visit http://buddhiststudies.utoronto.ca/2017/09/22/tea-buddhism-workshop-seri... to register and for future workshops with the Centre for Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto, cosponsored by the Culinaria Research Centre.

 

 

 

 

 

From celebrity-branded chai to matcha lattes, Canada’s love for tea has grown exponentially. Yet for many countries, tea has always been important. This simple brew of plant leaves and water has a long, thriving cultural and religious history. The Tea & Buddhism workshop series at the Centre for Buddhist Studies will tell this story of tea: Featuring Dr. Jayeeta Sharma speaking on Himalayan histories of nature, commodity, & intimacies and a tasting of Himalayan teas by Connie Fong, Tea Sommelier. Registration is required, space is limited: Please visit http://buddhiststudies.utoronto.ca/2017/09/22/tea-buddhism-workshop-seri... to register and for future workshops with the Centre for Buddhist Studies.