Easy Hojicha Tea
How to make hot & iced hojicha tea properly.
Boil water. If using an electric kettle with temperature setting, set it to 190°F. Heat a little more water than needed so that it can be used to warm up the teapot. (Filtered water is best.) Warm up teapot.Pour some hot water into the teapot and swirl it around a bit. Discard the water.
Put hojicha tea into teapot and add hot water.
Cover teapot and steep for 2 minutes.
Strain hojicha tea leaves and pour hot tea into a teacup.
TO MAKE COLD BREW HOJICHA
1. Put hojicha tea leaves and cool or room temperature water in a pitcher or glass container.
Filtered water is best for a better tasting iced tea.
2. Cover pitcher and put in refrigerator for 8 hours.
3. Strain hojicha tea leaves and pour tea into a cup.
Ice is optional since the tea is already cold.