Research continues to show us that tea is one of the healthiest things you can drink. But just because an ingredient shows a beneficial effect in a lab doesn’t necessarily mean you’re benefiting from it when you eat or drink it. That’s the case with our favorite steeped drink, according to a new study published by the Institute of Food Technologists in the Journal of Food Science. It turns out the water temperature and time you take steeping your tea play important roles in how much antioxidant action you’re actually getting from it. Continue Reading
Every tea drinker likes their tea brewed a certain way – something that they have mastered or mostly, what is convenient to them. But to enjoy a great tea, or to increase the pleasure of tea time, it can be fun to experiment with different brewing methods. Basic requirements for this experiment – good quality loose leaf tea, tea cups, and fresh water. Guide to the perfect cup of tea.