White teacup of light Genmaicha green tea with roasted rice beside small plate of dried bancha tea leaves with roasted rice

Standard Genmaicha Brew

Our standard recipe for brewing loose-leaf genmaicha. 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.
1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
Scooping Genmaicha dried green tea with golden toasted rice with silver tablespoon into Ivory artisan-made ceramic teapot
Scooping Genmaicha dried green tea with golden toasted rice with silver tablespoon into Ivory artisan-made ceramic teapot
Standard Genmaicha Brew
1. Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
2. Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic Ippodo Tea Co. Japanese kyusu teapot
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic Ippodo Tea Co. Japanese kyusu teapot
Standard Genmaicha Brew
2. Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Ivory Ippodo Tea Co. Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Ivory Ippodo Tea Co. Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Standard Genmaicha Brew
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.
Pouring futsumuchi roasted green tea Hojicha from Ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic (kyusu) teapot into white porcelain teacup
Pouring futsumuchi roasted green tea Hojicha from Ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic (kyusu) teapot into white porcelain teacup
Standard Genmaicha Brew
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.

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