Korean Green Tea

Korean green tea is the mostly clearly idea beverage for dieting and nutrition and it is even good for meditation. Buddhist monks always show hospitality while they serve green tea when guests visit temple.

In Korea, green tea is the most popular of the tea. Ujeon tea is green tea made by roasting leaves freshly in the early spring, and it is also known as Cheotmul (the first infusion) tea. Ujeon tea is made from tender young leaves with a delicate and subtle flavor and is very expensive, since the preparation process is so difficult that only small amounts are produced.

Bosung green tea leaves field, south korea, bosung 2016 - by jinhyokang.jpg
Bosung Green Tea Leaves Field (Author: Jhkangphoto on Wikimedia)

Green tea was designated by Time Magazine as one of the world’s top ten health foods. The catechins in green tea have been proven to be antioxidant which delay the aging of cells.

Patbingsu and nokcha bingsu along with cherry tomatoes being served in a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.jpg
Patbingsu and nokcha bingsu along with cherry tomatoes being served in a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea (Author by djteknokid at Flickr)

And, stay way from hot summer season, Korean create ‘Bingsoo (Ice Water)’ and have it after the meal as dessert or as diet food. When the ice green tea is added on it, Koreans name it ‘Nokcha Bing Soo (Iced Green Tea with Ice Cream) as the image shown above.

 

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