“Too much food. I needed tea but felt too full to have anything with caffeine (it makes sense in my head – work with me). I had some of this thanks to takgoti and thought this sounded fun and...” Read full tasting note
“Last night, I was going to clean the tin that I was keeping this in and I discovered that I had some left. I’d been craving it all week and I thought it was gone. I wasn’t too peeved, because I...” Read full tasting note
“I steeped the tea and sniffed it only to recoil with an “Oh no! It’s kasha tea!” Kasha is a strong-smelling Eastern-European grain dish that my family makes. My father loves eating kasha mixed with...” Read full tasting note
Maeda-en’s Soba-cha is made of roasted buckwheat berries, and has a delicious nutty, malty flavor. You can steep it in boiled hot water for 4 minutes (about 1 tbsp per cup), or you can eat it as-is! It’s great on top of salads or creamy soups, or in ochazuke.
Maeda-En has been in business for the last 25 years as an importer, manufacturer and wholesaler of green tea & green tea desserts. Our Japanese grown, fresh quality green teas are shipped directly from our production factory in Japan to the states and then world-wide.