Friday, October 5, 2007


Hukamushi (Fukamushi) green tea, which means "deep-steamed tea" is fragnant, heavily flavoured tea.
Prolonged steaming process of this tea results in less bitter, more mild tea,with less green aroma. It makes a great iced tea.
Hukamushi is often called "misty green tea" because slightly cloudy effect of tea's infusion.
How to brew Hukamushi tea? Use 1 teaspoon of loose tea leaves per cup. Heat water until 77-85 degrees Celsius. Let steep for 30-60 seconds. Multiple infusion is possible.
Hukamushi tea is not common outside Japan.

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