Sencha Green Extra Special | 95g Loose Leaf Tea in tin
Sencha is a steamed green tea, offering a light cup and a smooth, herbal finish with a hint of sweetness. Its delicate flavour and mild finish made it an all time favourite in Japan. Perfect during meals, it aids digestion and refreshes the palate.
Health benefits of Sencha Green Extra Special
Sencha green tea is a Japanese green tea with numerous health benefits. It has a high antioxidant capacity, which helps to prevent cell damage and lower the risk of chronic diseases like cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Sencha green tea catechins can also help improve brain function, boost metabolism, and aid in weight loss. This tea also contains L-theanine, which promotes relaxation and lowers stress levels. It can also help to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, making it a heart-healthy beverage. Overall, introducing Sencha Green tea into your diet can provide numerous health benefits while also improving your overall well-being.
How to make a perfect brew
- Bring water to a boil
- Let water cool to between 70-80°C
- Use 220 ml water per 2.5 grams tea
- Steep for 2-3 minutes, and enjoy your tea
Green Tea Rice
Green tea rice, also called ochazuke, is a popular Japanese comfort food that can be made easily at home by pouring tasteful hot green tea over steamed rice. Sencha Green Extra Special is perfect for this, since it is known for its premium quality and fresh, sweet, and smooth umami character. Green tea rice is a delicious and filling dish that can be enjoyed in warm weather, and it’s a great way to use leftover rice. To enhance the flavour of the dish, you can add Japanese dashi to the rice. Let this easy and comfortable recipe transport you to Japan, while you discover a new way to elevate your leftover rice and avoid food waste.
Keep the tea stored in the steel box, kept in a cool dark place. It is important when storing it to keep it away from warmth.
If storing in the refrigerator/ freezer, pack in small completely airtight packets or jars. Before use, wait for it to reach room temperature to prevent any condensation. Each defrosted packet should be used within a week after opening.
100% pure Sencha Green tea.
Packed in Sri Lanka from imported ingredients.