Toasty to the palate, Popcorn tea, Laborer’s Tea…this tea has a story behind it, as many do. To make tea accessible to the laborer, it was ‘cut’ with roasted brown rice, which sometimes popped into tiny popcorn-like pieces. It became so popular it is now a classic. Now, this is just one version of the story…several others exist.
Ingredients: Japanese green tea, husked rice. Sourced from a certified organic, Fair Trade supplier.
Serving Suggestion: Serve hot and unsweetened.
Brewing Instructions: Use 1 heaping tsp. to 1 TBS per 8 oz. water, to taste. Steep 2.5-3 minutes 170-175F