Black Tea Gift Box


Black Tea Gift Box



What is in this Black Tea Gift Box?

The perfect gift box for the Black Tea enthusiast.  The gift box has 100g of Earl Grey black tea and English Afternoon black tea.  The Earl Grey tea is a blend of authentic Oil of Bergamot and black Indian tea for full flavour and aroma.  The English Afternoon tea is a wonderful tea that can be drunk with or without milk.  A high percentage of Darjeeling tea leaf has been added to the Afternoon tea to create a light floral note.

What is Indian Black Tea?

The Indian Tea industry was established by the British to supply the high demand in the British and European markets.  The British developed a new style of processing CTC during the 1930’s but spread during the 1950’s.  This stands for Cut, Tear and Curl or Crush depending on the tea to be processed. This new process increased the production of Black Tea and increased the volume in packing the tea.  Find out more here.  Introduction to Black Tea

How to enjoy your tea

It is better to drink Chinese Black Tea without milk.  However, milk can be added to a large number of Indian black teas.  Hot black tea is delicious with breakfast foods or sweet pastries. Black tea is very good as a stock for cooking risottos and slow cook meats.  What not try this Black tea and Mushroom Risotto Black Tea and Mushroom Risotto

Brewing Guidelines

Teaware: 250ml glass, porcelain teapot
Amount: 2 rounded teaspoons (5g) of tea leaves
Water: 100°C (boiling) filtered water
Infusion: Infuse at least 3 – 5 minutes

Learn more about Black Tea Chinese vs Indian Black Tea


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