Alchemy: Traditional pan-fried Japanese green tea with toasted rice
Flavor Notes: Robust & nutty with savory flavors
Occasion: Great accompaniment to a meal
organic sencha green tea, organic toasted rice.
Bring fresh water to a boil in your samurai pot. Allow to cool slightly, and then pour over a bag of Toasted Rice. Steep 2-3 minutes.
For iced tea, steep 2 tea bags, cool and pour over ice.
This green tea was known as the “peasants’ tea” who added rice to make the precious tea last longer. Today, we bring you this fine organic tea through careful sourcing and tasting.
Process: The top leaf and bud are plucked and briefly dried, and then pan fried on a wok to prevent oxidation. This is a traditional Japanese tea with flattened leaves and an addition of toasted rice.
Toasted Rice Noodles
64 oz. water
4 tea bags Toasted Rice
3 cups all purpose flour
2 eggs, whisked
1 tsp. Salt
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Boil water in large pot, add 4 tea bags, steep 5 minutes; then squeeze and remove tea bags. Place flour on clean surface. Create a well in which to place eggs and salt. Stir inside the well with fork, pulling in flour. Knead ingredients (adding more flour if dough is too wet or tea if dough is too dry). Let rest for 10 minutes then cut into 5 sections. With rolling pin, flatten dough & cut into desired shape and size to make noodles. Boil pasta in tea, until al dente. Makes 1 ½ lb. of fresh pasta. In Good Health!