Genmaicha Green Loose Leaf Tea
Genmaicha means "brown rice tea" in Japanese and is named for the roasted, popped brown rice that is blended with the loose leaf tea leaves. The rice lends a nutty flavor to the tea, and it is sometimes called "Popcorn Tea".
Origin: Japan (Kagoshima Prefecture).
- Heat 8 oz. cold water to about 180 degrees Fahrenheit (hot, but not boiling - you should see small bubbles rising to the surface if heating in a pan).
- Remove from heat and add 1 tsp tea leaves.
- Let set for 1-3 minutes.
- Strain and serve.