Shiho Kanamaru

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Shiho Kanamara is the owner of Cha Do Raku, a tea room located on the Plateau. She has a list of over 100 varieties of teas in stock at all times. Most of these teas come from Japan and Taiwan. A virtual teahouse, Cha Do Raku also offers the option of purchasing some of its extensive tea collection online, all presented with descriptions and pictures.

Try his tasting kit with original organic / vegan / gluten-free chickpea cookies and 5 teas, with full information on how to brew them and where they come from.

Hokkori (Gemmaicha) ほっこり 玄米茶

10,00 $ / 30g

Category: sencha green tea (house blend of puffed rice and green tea leaves)
Method: Genmai cha mix
Origin: variable
Cultivar: mixture
Producer: Cha Do Raku
Taste profile: roasted, vegetal, light

Suggested brewing method
  • 5-6g tea or 1 teaspoon with 200 ml of water
  • 1st infusion at 100oC, for 1 to 2 seconds
  • 2nd infusion at 100oC, for 1 to 2 seconds
  • 3nd infusion at 100oC, for 1 to 2 seconds
  • Then infuse at 100oC, for 1 to 2 seconds, until the flavors are exhausted.

Hoji bio par Yoichi Koorogi ほうじ茶

12,00 $ / 30g
Category: organic hojicha green tea
Origin: Gokase, Japan
Cultivar: Yabukita
Producer: Yoichi Korogi
Year: 2019
Harvest: spring
Taste profile: roast, chocolate, hazelnut

Kakichai (plaqueminier sauvage ) mélange maison かきちゃい

15,00 $
Category: Herbal tea 
Ingredients: wild persimmon leaves from Kirishima (Japan), cinnamon, cinnamon leaves, tulsi flowers from Kirishima, black pepper, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, lime blossom, allspice, cardamom 
Taste profile: anise, fruity, spicy, generous, spicy  

I grew up on the east coast of southern Japan, which has a semi-tropical climate. Because my parents were open-minded, I could do whatever I wanted and have whatever I wanted, as long as I learned to cook to feed the people I love. When you have love and passion, the rest follows. I now run a small tea room on the Plateau. I wish it was like a treehouse, but right now this little store is a space where I'm able to create all kinds of good things filled with love and passion.

“It gives me great pleasure to help you discover and learn the properties and ingredients of the products I offer. My mom always told me that I should strive for love and passion in life. This is what I always strive to apply - it is the main engine of my life. "

Shiho, Founder

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750 rue de Bienville, Montréal (QC), H2J 1T7


Sunday : 13h-18h
Monday : 13h-20
Tuesday and Wednesday: closed
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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