How To Brew - Houjicha or Genmaicha

Brewing houjicha or genmaicha is extremely easy. In Japan, these drinks are enjoyed by everyone regardless of their age.

  • Bring a fresh pot of water to boil.
  • Fill your teapot with two tablespoons (30g) of tea leaves.
  • Once the water has boiled, immediately pour 400ml into your teapot.
  • Allow the tea to steep for approximately 30 seconds.
  • With a tea strainer placed over your teacup, pour the brewed tea in. Ensure the tea is poured till the last drop to enjoy the full flavour of the tea.
    How To Brew - Houjicha or Genmaicha