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12-15g / L



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*Ingredients from organic farming :

Green bancha with puffed rice grains. Slight corn flavour. Long, pressed leaves. Organically grown


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Genmaicha Yukihime tea: Chinese tea with roasted rice grains

Produced in China, Genmaicha Yukihime means "brown rice tea". Indeed, this preparation is a mixture of green Bancha or Sencha teas and roasted wild rice grains. When this Japanese recipe is made with matcha (green tea powder) and puffed rice, it is called Matcha-Iri Genmaicha. After infusion, Genmaicha Yukihime develops notes of hazelnut from the roasted rice and fresh grass from the green tea that go well with both sweet and savory dishes.

Benefits and virtues of Genmaicha Yukihime organic green tea

Genmaicha Yukihime, like all green teas, is rich in polyphenols which are sought after for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. Long consumed in Japan, China and India, green tea is appreciated for its taste, but also for its beneficial action onhyperglycemia and bad cholesterol , thus helping to prevent cardiovascular disease and obesity. Like coffee, black tea and white tea, Genmaicha Yukihime green tea contains caffeine, known for its stimulating properties for the nervous system and the brain.

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How to prepare Genmaicha Yukihime tea?

The preparation of Genmaicha Yukihime tea is similar to that of all other Japanese or Chinese green teas, except for a few details. Containing roasted rice, Genmaicha Yukihime does not need to be rinsed in order to keep its full flavor. Depending on your preferences, this tea with a nutty taste can be drunk plain or with a dash of milk. To protect its flavor over time, do not hesitate to keep your Genmaicha Yukihime in an airtight box.

How much Genmaicha Yukihime tea?

To obtain a balanced and fragrant tea, the Chinese use 12 to 15 grams of loose Genmaicha Yukihime leaves per liter of water. For a standard cup, you will need to fill your tea tongs or filter with about 3 grams of Genmaicha Yukihime: that is to say 1 heaped teaspoon.

What is the ideal brewing temperature for Genmaicha Yukihime tea?

The success of an infusion is usually hidden in the details. Here is some information on how to reveal the unique taste of your Genmaicha Yukihime organic tea. For a perfect result, your roasted rice tea requires a water temperature of 70-80°C and an infusion time of 2 to 3 minutes. Before preparing your Genmaicha Yukihime, don't forget to scald your accessories, teapots and cups.

When to drink Genmaicha Yukihime tea?

Like Oolong or Wulong teas (blue-green teas), Genmaicha Yukihime tea is by nature light in caffeine. It can therefore be drunk at any time of the day and even in the evening without fear for its sleep quality. Its malty and vegetal flavor goes well with the iodized notes of Makis or sushis and is perfectly associated with the sweet taste of desserts.

Benefits of Genmaicha Yukihime tea in bulk

Genmaicha Yukihime organic green tea is offered in bulk and packaged in a 100g zipped bag. For you, it is the guarantee ofa more economical and ecological tea than the teabags with a price per kilo much more affordable and a quantity of waste much less important for the environment.

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