Discover Korean Food 165: Dr. Sook-Ja Yoon’s “Maesil Cha”


Maesil Cha is a Japanese apricot Tea, which is marinaded with honey or sugar. Maesil Cha is a summer drink; it has rich organic acids and good for appetiser; it is especially good for stamina, when you drink it cold, during the summer.

[Ingredients & Quantity]
500g Maesil, 500g Sugar, 7g (2tsp) Pine nuts
2.16㎏(10¾ cups) Water

1. Leave Maesil in sugar for 2 months
2. Strain. Reserve the Maesil juice.
3. Make the maesil tea by mixing the Maesil juice (30g) with water (90g)
4. Decorate with the pine nuts

When you marinade Maesil keep it cool
You can drink warm Maesil tea
If you keep the Maesil juice in cool place you can use it longer.


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