Green tea is the most popular type of tea in Japan and in parts of China.

 

It is a type of tea that is harvested and then quickly preserved. Whereas black tea leaves are allowed to oxidise after they are picked, green tea leaves are immediately heated to prevent oxidation. Oxidation is a natural process. It's the same thing that happens when you slice an apple and it begins to turn brown and taste sweeter as it is exposed to oxygen.

 

How to Brew Green Tea

 

A common mistake in brewing green tea is using boiling water. Using boiling water for green tea can turn even the best leaves into a bitter, nasty mess. Most green teas are best when steeped at around 150 to 180 F, which is only simmering.

 

It's also important to avoid steeping your green tea too long, as over-steeping will also make your green tea undrinkably bitter.

 

Place 2.5g tea into a strainer and steep for 2-3 minutes.

Green Loose Leaf Tea - Organic & Biodynamic

SKU: CO013
£4.79Price
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  • Ingredients: Organic green tea

     

    For allergens see ingredients in bold.

     

    Due to the way our food is stored and packaged, this product may contain traces of other allergens due to cross-contamination. 

  • Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and strong odours for up to 12 months. See best before date.

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