Tuesday, November 8, 2011

The gentle art of...

the Korean tea ceremony.


the demonstration....

the experience.....


rice cakes with edible flowers and
red dates or jujube.
a dear friend made one especially for me....

the rice cakes were grilled on a non stick pan.

these rice cakes were steamed...

lotus tea


happy Tea Tuesday!!!

steph

15 comments:

Gwen Hughes said...

Thank you for the tour of the beautiful tea ceremony. I think those rice cakes are a work of art!
Gwen xx

Dosfishes at Sparkle Days Studios said...

Tea ceremonies are so serene, no wonder you can absorb the healthful benefits of the tea! xox Corrine

La Dolce Vita said...

just wonderful, and always fun having tea with you Steph!

NuminosityBeads said...

Those cakes are so beautiful, I didn't even realize I was looking at food at first. Thanks for sharing the ceremony with us.
xoxo Kim

Evelyn said...

Lovely... The rice cakes are pretty.

ooglebloops said...

Love the rice cakes, the lotus tea, and the tiny teapot with handle!!! TFS
Drop by for tea if you get a chance!!

~*~Patty S said...

Oh my dear Steph
what an absolutely beautiful and magical tea you're sharing with us

the edible flower rice cakes are WOW! and the lotus tea...well you can tell I am smitten

missed you while I was away
oxo
p.s. hope you are still celebrating your birthday month :)

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I can't believe the totally AWESOME tea experiences you have, and the Korean tea ceremony is just one of them. Simply perfect. Those rice cakes look good enough to eat (grin). I was surprised at the various ways they can be prepared. Happy Tea today.

kimmie said...

Another amazing tea experience! How I would love to participate in a real tea ceremony someday! Thanks for sharing it with us!

*jean* said...

how gorgeous...thank you so much for sharing! sorry i'm late!

Betty said...

Wow! love the tea experience you have!

Becca said...

Wow! So very interesting, I would LOVE to taste one. Looks like they are a lot of work to make, and too pretty to eat. :-)

Anonymous said...

Hi Steph
Is this in Korea or Singapore? Im actually looking for someone who could demonstrate Korean Tea Ceremony in our meetup in Singapore. Kindly advise, thanks
SL

Steph said...

HI SL
This was actually in Daegu, Korea.

Caca said...

I love how japanese decoarate flowers on their desserts. I tasted sakura.