Gyokuro Omelet

One of most spectacular green teas from Japan is the Gyokuro (jade dew), grown in the shade.

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It needs to steep for 1-2 minutes in low temperature (at most 50ºC).

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The cup is pale yellow and tastes a little like sea weed. 

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The steeped leaves are very soft. 

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Instead of throwing them away, one can use them as a spread. I suggest a simple omelet.

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Here is the recipe haiku:


Prepare Gyokuro. Save the leaves.

Beat eggs with Ponzu sauce until smooth.

Add leaves, stir and fry.


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