Nutty, malty taste with caramel-like sweetness!
Buckwheat tea (soba tea / soba-cha)
Compared to buckwheat tea Gold, this black buckwheat tea tastes just as nutty and roasted, but with an additional sweetness reminiscent of caramel and a subtle bitterness reminiscent of ginseng.
In China this cereal tea is said to have a positive effect on blood sugar levels. It is also said to lower cholesterol levels. It is not known whether the tea also helps with weight loss. Maybe you can report something about it?
The buckwheat for this tea is made roasted.
Also a great pleasure ice cold
Just like our Mugicha, the Soba-Cha can good as iced tea
to be drunk. This is how it is traditionally drunk in Japan.
Attention: There are also a very similar variant this tea, in which the buckwheat seeds are not roasted that much. In terms of taste, however, both types are almost identical!
Definitely this one has buckwheat tea a very special taste. It doesn't taste as strongly roasted as that one Barley tea. The first thing you notice when trying it is the sweet notes, reminiscent of almonds or nuts.
Good to know: Buckwheat is actually cooked no grain, even if many think so for sure. Buckwheat belongs to the knotweed family! But it tastes just like grain.
Making buckwheat tea (soba tea)
Buckwheat does not contain any delicate nuances such as white or green tea. So it can definitely be infused with boiling water.
The great thing is that buckwheat tea is made never too bitter or strong. When pouring hot water, the tea releases its full aroma almost immediately. After about 1 minute, the intensity hardly increases. So you can let the buckwheat tea steep as long as you want.
In any case, this caffeine-free cereal tea is a pleasant alternative to conventional herbal or fruit teas.
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