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Oolong Tea - Know your tea!

 "When the time comes for relaxation, nothing is better than a hot cup of tea, with a book in hand or some music in a room. We'd say you have Oolong Tea, twice over!" Oolong (pronounced wu-long) tea is a variety which was developed in Ancient China. The story goes that oolong tea was first discovered in the Anxi region of the Fujian province when a man named Sulong, Wulong or Wuliang, accidentally allowed his tea leaves to oxidize after being distracted during the harvest. When he returned he brewed the semi fermented & semi oxidised tea, and found the flavour to be different.Usually oolongs can be brewed multiple times depending on the strenght & type of processing. In India...

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Honey Green Iced Tea - Summer Cooler

Summer has been hot & humid this year. We bring another new Iced Tea recipe for our patrons. We have collaborated with Naznin Bora, Investment Banker by profession with a passion for experimenting, prepping, clicking & sharing of food. She shares some fabulous and relatively unknown recipes from Northeast! Absolute Tea & Naznin have collaborated to bring Honey Green Iced Tea, with no sugar and artificial flavours. Its quite simple and healthy packed with the goodness of Green Tea & Honey. So lets start... Ingredients:1. Mouling Green Tea 2 tbspn 2. Half fresh lemon3. 1/2 tbsp chopped ginger4. Bunch of Mint Leaves5. 2/3 tbspn Honey6. 500ml boiling water7. Ice Method:1. Start by boiling water2. Add honey, some crushed mint leaves and...

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Summer Coolers - Tangy Assam Iced Tea

Summers are here and it is getting heated out there. We thought why not give an icy twist to your favourite brew. And what we had in mind were some Iced Tea recipe which are easy to make and tasty to have. Tangy Assam is inspired by the Legendary Lebu Cha you get in Assam. This chilled version of the local favourite is sure to leave you refreshed on a hot summer afternoon!! Ingredients: 1.5 tbsp Orthodox Black Tea (We have used Mouling Organic Black Tea) 1 Lemon Whole, 2-3 Wedges 2 tbsp. Sugar Mint Sprigs Method: Boil 300ml water to 90 Degrees, while boiling add 1.5 spoons of sugar and squeeze half a lemon’s juice into the water. Switch off the...

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Assam Tea - The Introduction

If strength's your weakness, Assam is just your cup of Tea. Join us as we introduce you to your favourite tea. Know more about Assam and Assam Tea! In 1823, the Scotsman Robert Bruce discovered a familiar plant growing in wild on his trip to the Northeastern Frontier of India. Unable to confirm the plant, he sent the leaves to his brother in erstwhile Calcutta, who confirmed that the leaves of the plant were indeed of Camellia Sinesis, known to us as Tea. The trade difficulties with China meant that the demand existed.  Assam - The home of the one horned rhino and the mighty Brahmaputra. Nestled on the doorstep to Northeast India, Assam is blessed with verdant valleys and exotic wildlife, it is...

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