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The Secret Life of Green Tea

  • December 5, 2010
  • 6:00 pm


It’s made from leaves that are roasted until they’re dark brown. Because it’s picked at the end of the season and roasted at a higher heat than other teas, hojicha contains lower levels of caffeine.

FLAVOR: Roasted and nutty

CREATIVE USE: Ladle a cup of steeped hojicha tea over a mixture of brown rice and roasted fall veggies, like squash. Garnish with a sprinkle of chestnuts.

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2:48AM PST on Dec 25, 2013

Fantastic !
I love green tea and drink it all day. Here I learn the use of green tea in cooking .
Great :)

11:31AM PDT on Oct 18, 2013


11:35AM PDT on Oct 15, 2013

Thank you.

4:48AM PDT on Oct 6, 2013

Healthy and natural way to health

3:33PM PDT on Aug 18, 2013

Good info.. TY

4:39AM PDT on Jul 23, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

10:10PM PDT on Apr 19, 2011

Thank you very much! :)

5:16PM PDT on Apr 5, 2011

Good health article. I love green tea. Thanks for sharing.

2:06AM PST on Jan 20, 2011

Where would you get these varieties in the Mid-West?

11:33AM PST on Jan 17, 2011

I love cooking with "exotic" ingredients... will have to try the green tea as an ingredient, not just a hot, healthy drink.

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