Black tea, known in China as red tea, is the most common product produced by our favorite Camellia sinensis plant. It’s the most consume type of tea in the world; however, it is the least popular style in China.
CTC sounds like a company’s acronym, no? While it is an acronym, it actually stands for the process that defines this type of black tea: crush, tear, and curl.
Assam and Darjeeling…some of you may have heard those words thrown around (I know I have).
While the English are known for drinking copious amounts of tea, we all know by now that they did not invent the leaf. So…how did the leaf migrate from Asia to the British Isles?
A little on the groggy side this morning I dove straight for this Breakfast Tea from Taylors of Harrogate. So groggy, I failed to notice it was decaf!
FullyLoadedTea’s Citrus Spiked Black Tea wound up in my mug this morning.
This morning I grabbed a Pure Ceylon Black Tea from Dils Tea/Tea Packs USA from the box.
This Black Saffron tea from Hampstead Tea made it into my cup this morning.
A vanilla flavored Sri Lankan black tea steeped into my cup this morning from Mackwoods Tea.
This morning I plucked a Pure Ceylon English Breakfast Tea from Dils Tea/Tea Packs USA from the pile.