Tag: green tea

New Japanese green tea leaves on a gray background.

Shincha: New Green Tea in Japanese Cuisine

The world of tea is so much bigger than just your standard black tea or herbal tisane. Within each different type of tea, dozens of unique variations enhance the art of tea drinking. Green teas are no exception.

Green tea poured over a bowl of rice and salmon, making chazuke, an underrated Japanese dish.

What is Chazuke? The Underrated Japanese Dish

Chazuke–also known as tea rice–is an underrated, yet tasty part of Japanese cuisine. Just add a hot cup of green tea or dashi broth over some cooked rice, and you got yourself a humble Japanese dish that’s good for sprucing up some leftovers.