Sencha Green Tea


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Origin: Japan
SKU: JP0034
Size: 200g
Cuisine: Japan
Minimum Shelf Life: 6 months


Sen-cha is the most popular type of tea in Japan – known for its subtle sweetness, soft bitter notes and fresh green aromas. Sen-cha tea is harvested in the springtime. The leaves are steamed for about 30 seconds – unlike Chinese tea which is pan-fried – they’re then rolled into needle-like shaped and dried to retain the fresh, herbal aromas.

To brew sencha tea, steep 1 tablespoon in 350ml of water at 75-85C. Sen-cha  tea is delicious by itself, but it also works very as part of an infusion. Try mixing a little hibiscus with sen-cha.

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