Is this "sencha" or"genmaicha ?"
Hideo : "Makunouchi bento" goes very well with Japanesegreen tea.
Nathaniel : I like green tea a lot.
David : My dad drinks green tea at home.
Nathaniel : My Japanese neighbor often gives us green tealeaves.
Hideo : Green tea is good for your health, so why don't youhave some more?
Nathaniel : Is this tea "sencha?"
Hideo : No, it's "genmaicha."
Nathaniel : What kind of tea is that?
Hideo : It's a blend of green tea leaves and roasted brown rice.
Nathaniel : It has a rich flavor that tastes good.
Hideo : "Genmaicha" is also good for your health.
Nathaniel : I'll take some home for my wife.
David : Green tea is too bitter for me. Can I have a soft drink instead?
Hideo : No problem. You can buy it from a vendor on the train.
Nathaniel : Perhaps green tea is enjoyed more by older people like me.
Hideo : Japanese start drinking green tea when they are very young.
"Sencha" and "genmaicha" "Sencha" is green tea, and "genmaicha" is a blend of green tea leaves and roasted brown rice. There are many high-quality type of "sencha" that are more expensive, including "gyokuro." However,"genmaicha" is more widely enjoyed by ordinary people.