Events at Desta Epicures Guild

September 21, 2016

The Modern Salad

Desta Gallery Is pleased to host Elizabeth Howes Author of The Modern Salad Recipes Using Tea Leaves Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 ( 11am – 1pm ) 417 San Anselmo Avenue, San Anselmo, CA 94960    Elizabeth Howes, professional chef and author of The Modern Salad, will be speaking about the time-honored art of fermenting green […]

October 1, 2015

Farm to Cup

Farm to Cup Japanese Tea Tasting: Gyokuro, Houjicha and Genmaicha. Saturday, September 26th at 10:00 am Free Event Come explore the different types of Japanese green teas with us! We will discuss the growing and processing methods which create each variety of tea while enjoying a slideshow of our recent visit to Japanese Tea Farms. […]

June 15, 2015

Japanese Tea Ceremony

Saturday, June 27th 10:00 am – 11:30 am Participation in a Japanese Tea Ceremony, as it is referred to in the West, has been likened to a “dance of charity between host and guests,” and also as a form of “kinetic meditation.” Brought to Japan from China by Buddhist monks in the 9th century, its […]