Tea is hygroscopic. This means that Tea has the ability to absorb the moisture that is there in the air. In short, moisture is the worst enemy of tea. Hence it is highly crucial that you store the Tea in an airtight, opaque, non plastic container. Avoid keeping it close to a water boiler, refrigerator or a dish washer.
It is important to store it in a dark place away from direct sunlight. Avoid keeping the tea near heat sources such as oven or hob / stove. Heat exposure will ruin...
Orange Pekoe is the classification of black tea post manufacturing of the leaf. It depends on the size of the leaf and the location of the leaf in the tea plant. The leaf curled is the pekoe. It is the richest in tannin, caffeine and is highly aromatic.
Often people think that as the name is orange pekoe, the tea will be infused with orange flavor and will have the aroma of an orange. That is a myth.
FIRST FLUSH TEAThe first pluck of the harvest is called the first flush. The tea harvest in India is from the month of february to the month of december depending on the geographical region and the weather. The tender two leaf and a bud which blooms after the dormant period of winters, is plucked to taste like sunshine in a cup. It looks bright and tastes fresh and floral.
To begin the day with a spark, the one thing that i feel helps tremendously is a good breakfast! If one can have this one smoothie, it brings in the antioxidants, the protein, the carbohydrates and the the minerals!
The recipe is simple and with Mango being in season, all you need is to have in your cupboard good Matcha from a reliable source and you are ready to seize the...