Bon Appétea: Ochazuke (Japanese Steeped Rice)

A tea-infused meal you can make at home with leftover ingredients? You got that right. Ochazuke will make for a light and well-balanced comfort food during inclement weather. Just choose your green tea of choice – genmaicha, unro, or hojicha – to pour over your steamy sushi rice and layer whatever proteins and greens you can find in your kitchen. Ingredients 2 cups warm sushi rice, divided Kosher salt 3 tablespoons neutral oil 1/4 cup white soy sauce or 3 tablespoons regular soy sauce 4 large eggs 10 ounces mature spinach, trimmed 1/2 cup green tea, such as hojicha, genmaicha, or unro. We recommend Hachimanjyu’s first flush organic green tea (click to shop) 6 scallions, dark-green parts only, very thinly sliced crosswise Pickled ginger, furikake seasoning or toasted sesame seeds, and shredded toasted nori (for serving) Instructions   Scoop 1/2 cup rice onto a clean surface. Dampen your hands in a small bowl of salted water (this will prevent the rice

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Cold Brew Teas

On hot and sunny days (basically Singapore all year round), a cold drink of tea can help cool you down. But what’s the best way to make iced-tea? In this post, we’ll break down the different ways of making a cool drink of tea, and give you tips on what to do. In making cold brew tea (whichever method you choose), you can also add other ingredients to make your tea even yummier! For example, passion fruit pulp or berries to make your fruit teas pop, or even alcohol for some tea cocktails! This is the most fool-proof method, and the one that requires the least amount of time. Make tea the way you usually do, and add ice. The only downside to this method is that for more delicate teas (such as high-quality green and white teas), using water that is too hot may result in bitter teas. In addition, adding ice into hot water will dilute the flavour

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