Loose-leaf Genmaicha, Japanese Green Tea With Toasted Rice

Loose-leaf green tea with orange-brown toasted rice kernels and a few bright white popcorn-like popped rice kernelsView Full Resolution

This photo shows loose-leaf genmaicha, a popular Japanese blend of Japanese green tea, usually bancha, with toasted rice. A few kernels in this mix have popped, much like popcorn; these are the few large, bright white popcorn-like kernels in the mix.
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Alex Zorach

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Joined Sep. 1st, 2009.

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Assumed Kyd, Wikimedia Commons

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