Houjicha is a roasted green tea with a reddish-brown color. First of all, the best leaves are picked (first pick). Then the tea leaves are steamed. Finally, the leaves and stems are roasted in a heated porcelain pot. As a result, the tea leaves change from green to a warm reddish-brown color. Finally, the roasted tea leaves are ground into Houjicha powder!
Due to its mildness and low caffeine content, Houjicha powder is a popular tea to drink during the evening meal or afterwards. In short, a delicious relaxing tea. Also delicious as Houjicha Latte!