This past Wednesday (10 September), I was fortunate enough to attend the Postcard Teas’ first special event featuring three craftsmen from Kyoto. If you are in London today (13 September), Postcard Teas is putting the same event on from 2 to 6pm at their shop on Dering Street. Along with the craftsmen demonstrating their skills, Yusuke, a master tea bowl maker, will be whisking up matcha from 2 to 5pm. RSVP not needed. Read on to find out more about each craftsman.
Takahiro Yagi of Kaikado
Takahiro has 15 years of experience making tea caddies. In Japan, there is a four-month wait to get one. Get yours at Postcard Teas today!
Toru Tsuji of Kanaami-Tsuji
Toru weaves wire into various kitchen utensils. Definitely check out his amazing tea strainers.
Yusuke Matsubayashi of Asahiyaki Kiln
Yusuke’s family has been making tea bowls for 12 generations. He strives to make the most beautiful tea bowls and cups. It is amazing to watch him work.