Green tea is a sweet drink made by mixing matcha with sugar. It is made so that you can fully feel the umami and bitterness of matcha, so you can drink and use it in a variety of ways. Please find your preferred method.
[Recommended way to drink and use]
・Dissolve in cold water or cold milk.
・Dissolve in hot water or warm milk.
・For shaved ice and yogurt.
・For Japanese and Western sweets.
In Kyoto, people drink tea with umeboshi and kelp on New Year's Day to pray for good health for the year.
This tea is called 'ofukucha' (ofukucha), and is said to have originated in the Heian period when an epidemic broke out in Kyoto, and Kuya Shonin served it to the common people to ward off the plague. . There are various types of tea, such as sencha and genmaicha, depending on the home or shop, but we use Kuki Hojicha. Although the format is different, there are customs related to tea to pray for good health other than daifuku tea all over the country, so please look for them.
Barley tea with hoji
A refreshing barley tea made by mixing fragrant Ikuki hojicha with fragrant barley. It comes in a flat cushion-shaped tea bag, so it can be conveniently used whether it is boiled in a kettle or extracted slowly with cold water.