#steeped

  • Date
  • August 24, 2021

matcha preparation

The tea of ancient rituals can provide you with a moment of calm and focus. Matcha has a distinct earthy, vegetal bitter taste. The process of making it is simple and satisfying; but it will take practice to perfect your technique and will require some specialty equipment. step 1/ scoop 1-2tsp of matcha powder into …

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  • Date
  • August 5, 2021

thank anna for afternoon tea :: tea notes

[image description: Thank Anna for afternoon tea. Duchess of Bedford Anna Russell started the practice of taking tea and snacks to ward off her “sinking feeling” mid-afternoon. This turned into a routine which evolved into the social experience we know as afternoon tea.]

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  • Date
  • July 27, 2021

iced tea limoncello spritz

Lemony sparkly iced tea goodness – take my advice and make a bottle at a time. 16oz cold black tea6oz limoncellosplash fresh lemon juicesoda water Steep your tea according to it’s directions. I used a Nilgiri black tea from India – which I choose because it is very aromatic, with a fruit-forward smooth medium-body. Chill …

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  • Date
  • June 15, 2021

cold + hot brew iced tea

It is National Iced Tea Month (yup, that is a real thing) so let’s stop limiting what iced tea can be. When we forget the classic iced-black-tea-with-slices-of-lemon-at-a-picnic and simply think of iced tea as another cold drink, possibilities open up. Iced teas are excellent as a base for cocktails or something to mix with soda …

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