Genmaicha

Green bancha tea & toasted brown rice

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Traditional japonese blend with puffed rice.

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HOW TO PREPARE

85 to 90°C
We recommend a water temperature in between 85 to 90°C (185-194°F)

3 min
It is the standard time for infusion, but you can adapt it according to your taste

When to drink ?
Better in the morning 

To learn more...

Origin of Genmaicha

Among our range of green tea you can find Genmaicha: a special green tea! In Japanese "Genmaicha" means "brown rice tea". And yes! This traditional Japanese blend is made of green Bancha tea and puffed brown rice grains. 

Originally, this tea was created to develop a cheaper alternative to the classic green tea for the Japanese working class. Rice being a very affordable commodity, it allowed us to consume less concentrated green tea and therefore less expensive. 

This surprising blend, originally developed for economic reasons, turned out to be rich in flavor! 

Today Genmaicha green tea is particularly appreciated by tea lovers and is known all over the world.

Low in caffeine and theine, Genmaicha can be enjoyed at any time of the day!

Genmaicha in cooking 

Genmaicha green tea reveals discreet and vegetal notes of cereals. It then reveals gourmet (gourmand) aromas of hazelnut. 

Genmaicha is ideal for brunch and goes very well with fish and sushi! 

Its sweet roasted flavors invite creativity and inspire many to make original recipes. From pastries to savory dishes, you will find many inspirations for dishes made with Genmaicha green tea. 

And Genmaicha has not finished surprising you: it is sometimes used in mixology to make delicious cocktails! 

To know more about it, don't hesitate to read this article!

Benefits on your health

Genmaicha green tea has many virtues. Indeed, it is one of the least oxidized teas after white tea. 

Very rich in polyphenol, Genmaicha has significant antioxidant properties. Bancha green tea is very rich in minerals and trace elements, it is a perfect ally for your metabolism. Very rich in iron it is perfect for people suffering from anemia. Like all green teas, Genmaicha stimulates the burning of fat and cholesterol. 

In addition to the benefits contained in green tea, Genmaicha benefits from the benefits contained in brown rice! This provides manganese, B vitamins, phosphorus, copper and magnesium! Genmaicha green tea is perfect for promoting digestion and strengthening the immune system. 

Tips for preparation

How to prepare this Genmaicha green tea so that it releases all the splendor of its flavors? 

It is simple: 

We advise you to let it brew for 3 minutes in simmering water between 80 and 85°C

The green tea with puffed brown rice grains can be consumed hot or iced, it's up to you! 

But we can never repeat it enough: the secret of a good tea is to enjoy it first! You can shorten this time if you prefer a lighter taste, or lengthen it for a more intense result. 

Genmaicha green tea is full of surprises: sometimes these little puffed rice grains burst like "popcorn"! 

They are conquered !

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4.8 /5

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Christiane P. published the 27/04/2022 following an order made on 03/04/2022

5/5

toujours aussi parfait merci

Christiane P. published the 07/03/2022 following an order made on 20/02/2022

5/5

"toujours aussi parfait merci"

Stéphanie L. published the 20/12/2021 following an order made on 04/12/2021

5/5

"Superbe thé au goût surprenant tout en rondeur"

Roselyne P. published the 10/08/2021 following an order made on 22/07/2021

5/5

"Très bon"

Anonymous A. published the 24/10/2020 following an order made on 10/10/2020

4/5

Très bon thé au goût subtil

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