To begin with - an open mind.
If you have been sipping a certain kind of tea which has become a habit and you would like to try some new teas, it is highly crucial you choose the one that suits your mood and then you sip with an open mind welcoming the color, the aroma, taste and texture.
Remember, water plays a crucial role, a tea that you connect with, a pot or a sauce pan to infuse tea or a mug with an infuser. You are ready to sip your favorite or try a new with just the...
Well that's exactly what the tea leaves sang as they swam, dived, felt the happy bubbles of the water little did they realize that many who poured the water into the kettle knew nothing about the fact that, it is the lifeline, a key factor for the leaves to unfurl and release the aroma as well as the flavor. When i indulge in 'me' time and i think of at times sipping Tea in the luxurious hotels, boutique hotels, the so called 'fine'...
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 delve into the mysteries of the mind, find an opening. For explorations of Flavors .. let the palate touch, feel, imagine, dream, go into a trance, slowly arise, realize, let your eyes smile and then reach out for more ..