Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tea

Tea, beverage produced by steeping in freshly boiled water the young leaves and leaf buds of the tea plant.

From green tea to hibiscus, from white tea to chamomile, teas are chock full of flavonoids and other healthy goodies.

Early tea drinking

Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to East Asia. After water, it is the most widely consumed drink in the world.

The health benefits of tea: green tea …

There are many different types of tea; some, like Darjeeling and Chinese greens, have a cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavour, while others have vastly different profiles that include sweet, nutty, floral or grassy notes. Tea has a stimulating effect on humans primarily due to its caffeine content.

Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub native to East Asia. After water, it is the most widely consumed drink in the world. Wikipedia
Pukka Tea Selection Gift Box
We have dedicated a lot of time to create this beautiful selection box. It’s made in the UK and uses paper that is recycled and FSC certified – it’s even glued together with specially selected vegetable-based glues. Product Description Pukka Tea Selection Gift Box The foil on the outside uses a new zero waste to landfill foil scheme – to help pioneer...
Ahmad Tea Ceylon Tea
Cylon is a perfect example of one of the world's most famous teas. Rightly balanced with a lively and brisk taste, it makes a refreshing and energising cuppa any time of the day. Balanced loose leaf Fame for its big growth areas, Sri Lanka climate is well matched to producing standard black teas. Our professional tea Master blends teas from various gardens to...
Most of the time we hear about EGCG and L-theanine content in green tea, but what about vitamins? Vitamins aren’t as sexy because they are old news and we find them almost everywhere, but they are absolutely necessary. Is green tea a significant source of vitamins? The short answer is yes. I’ll tell you which of them in a moment, so...
The Japanese have been dealing with used tea leaves for so long that they even have a name for them: chagara (茶殻). If you brew loose-leaf tea daily you’ll also find yourself discarding a lot of steeped leaves. Did you know that steeped tea leaves can be reused? I’m not talking about resteeping (which you should already be doing in order to...
Green tea in general pairs well with vegetables, so it is a suitable ingredient for a salad dressing. I’ll share with you a quick and simple recipe. You can add more ingredients to change its flavour if you wish. I obtained it by looking at different Japanese recipes. Here’s the recipe: 6 tbsp olive oil 4 tbsp white vinegar 1 tsp matcha salt and pepper to taste a...
Are you living the tea lifestyle? I recently realized that this term exists. While it changes depending on the local tea culture, I’ll attempt to describe it in this post. Tea as part of the daily routine Naturally, you can’t call yourself a tea-lover if you don’t drink tea at least once a day. The type of tea itself doesn’t matter as long as...
Masters Teas is a sister site of Adagio Teas. Its focus is high-grade artisan tea.   I’ve been fortunate enough to receive a couple of Japanese teas from them. This review is about their shincha sencha, made in Shizuoka prefecture by Mr. Katahira. There isn’t much information on their website about the tea itself or the farmer. So I took the time to find the...
There’s a myth that boiling water “burns” green tea, including matcha. I’ll talk about that in another post, but actually some green teas taste better in boiling water. Regarding matcha, I decided to make my own experiment and show you my results. What water temperature is best for matcha? First of all, I must say that I have prepared very high-quality matcha in...
Clipper Tea Organic Infusions 20 tea bags
About Clippers Tea Clipper Teas are a tea firm founded in 1984 by Lorraine Brehme and Mike based in Beaminster, Dorset, England. The firm actually started out selling locally on a little scale, but by 1996 had expanded into a national brand sold in supermarkets across the U.K. Clippers targets on green tea, and sells a big range of green teas and...
Yorkshire Tea Loose Tea Leaf
Made with tea from the world's best tea gardens, Yorkshire Tea Loose tea is a rich and refreshing brew. Teas from twenty tea gardens are blended to provide Yorkshire Tea loose leaf with the best balance of colour, strength, character and taste. Features Yorkshire Tea Loose Tea Leaf Made with a mixture of teas from Africa, Assam, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. ...
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