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Ohsawa Coffee (Yannoh) - (Grain Coffee)


This 'grain coffee' recipe is gratefully posted with permission from the George Ohsawa Macrobiotic Foundation from the book 'Zen Macrobiotics--the Art of Rejuvenation and Longevity' by George Ohsawa, edited by Carl Ferre, copyright 1995. It is copied from page 91, Item 304.


    Original recipe:

  • 3 Tablespoons rice
  • 2 Tablespoons wheat
  • 2 Tablespoons adzuki beans
  • 1 Tablespoon chickpeas
  • 1 Tablespoon chicory
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

    Modified Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon spelt berries
  • 1 Tablespoon buckwheat
How to make it:
  1. In a pan, roast grains and beans separately until well browned.
  2. Mix together and add oil.
  3. Cool and grind into powder.
  4. Prepare beverage to desired strength, using boiling water.