An easy recipe for preparing at home to enjoy with breakfast or as a snack. One part matcha with one part frothed, warm milk makes for a cozy drinking experience - especially on colder days. Adjust the amount of milk to suit your preference.
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Hot brewing is a quick and easy way to get delicious tea. This recipe makes for a more refreshing and exhilarating experience. Boiling hot water brings out a lot of astringency, so brewing quickly is vital. Prepared like this, the tea is very light but still has an enjoyable flavor and goes great with mealtime.
Our standard recipe for brewing loose-leaf hojicha. The light flavors of bancha teas work well for any occasion. Drink with your meals or when you're trying to relax. Use hot water that is boiling vigorously to bring out the full aroma of this tea.
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