Surprise Japanese TEA PAIRING CHALLENGE with Shizuka & Phoebe

Join a VIRTUAL TEATIME with a Japanese Tea Enthusiast

PLEASE NOTE: This video was filmed after the second state of emergency ended in Tokyo.

Shizuka meets Phoebe Amoroso, a journalist and foodie in Tokyo, for a special surprise: a pairing of Japanese tea and sweets at Senchado in Ginza. Phoebe’s friend Akira-san is also in for a surprise, because he has no idea which sweets Phoebe has selected for him, and must choose three teas for three perfect pairings.

Senchado Tokyo Ginza Store
–Address: 5 Chome-10-10 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061
Cafe de Ginza Miyuki-kan
–Address: 6 Chome-5-17 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061

–Mont blanc
–Strawberry mille-feuille


032 Tsuyuhikari Ei
Kagoshima Prefecture
Powerful umami flavor and deep green color from the deep-steaming process

040 Shizu7132
Shizuoka Prefecture
Refreshing sencha tea with a cherry blossom-like aroma

047 Kamairi Harumoegi
Kagoshima Prefecture
Naturally sweet and not bitter, kamairi tea is made by first pan-frying the tea leaves


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HOST » Shizuka Anderson
GUEST » Phoebe Amoroso
DIRECTOR » Meg Igarashi
VIDEO EDITOR » Edvin Mulalic
PRODUCER » Serkan Toso

25 Replies to “Surprise Japanese TEA PAIRING CHALLENGE with Shizuka & Phoebe”

  1. BossJosh

    Congrats on 30 under 30! Great channel. Love the growth @Shizuka Anderson is the shining light of the channel. Continuity yo.

  2. Mark Okino

    Japanese pastries are so light. I never thought about pairing the pastries with tea. I guess I'm just so used to drinking coffee.

  3. rod axel

    I think it's a sin for a British person to not like tea and I'm not even from the UK. 😂

    She must be coffee lover.

    I love the mystery in the intro.

    Shizuka with adjectives and descriptive words. So good as always.

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