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Roast your own hojicha

Roast Your Own Hojicha

If you have expired sencha in your pantry and are wondering what to do…just roast it! Put the old sencha in a clean pan (no oil!) and roast it over moderately high heat. Constantly move the tea with a wooden spoon and shake the pan in order not to burn the tea. When the smaller […]

relax with hojicha latte

Hojicha Latte Recipe

Hojicha latte is creamy and roasty. Brown sugar adds a deep flavor! Hojicha Latte (2 servings): 2 cups whole milk 3-4 tea spoons loose leaf hojicha (or 2 teabags) brown sugar to taste Directions: In a small pan, pour milk and put the hojicha leaves Heat the milk over medium heat, covered. Just before a […]

tea time with hojicha latte

Tea Time with Hojicha Latte

Treat yourself to a nice cup of warm hojicha latte. It’s smoky and milky. Whole milk is our choice here since hojicha is light compared to black tea, but you can use your favorite–almond milk, soy milk… Simple finger sandwiches are fun to make. For both egg salad and tuna salad, chopped onion is essential […]

Cold brew hojicha

Cold Brew Hojicha

Cold brew hojicha tastes good and summery! Put 10g (1/3 oz) of hojicha loose leaf (or 5 teabags—2g each) in one quart of cold water and set aside for 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy the refreshing, earthy cold brew hojicha! Shop Hojicha

milk hojicha pudding

Milk Hojicha Pudding

Milk hojicha or hojicha latte is milky and smoky. It tastes almost like milk tea, only a bit lighter. This milk hojicha pudding can be a light dessert after Japanese themed dinner. You can use soy milk instead of regular milk. Save Print Milk Hojicha Pudding   Ingredients ・2 packets (7g x 2) gelatin ・4 […]

setsubun mame

Setsubun

Setsubun (節分), a traditional event marking the beginning of spring, usually falls on February third or fourth, according to the Japanese lunar calendar. Japanese celebrate setsubun in many ways depending on the regions, and the bean throwing is one of the common ones. We throw roasted soy beans around our houses, shouting, “”Oni wa soto! […]

International Tea Day

International Tea Day!

December 15th is International Tea Day! Did you know that 3,000,000,000 tons of tea is produced worldwide each year? And 1,520,000 pounds of tea is consumed in the U.S. every day. (source: Statistic Brain). Let’s have a cup to celebrate the special day!