Here’s a fun fact for you: there are teas that are not made from tea leaves. Gasp!
Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. Tea comes from the plant Camellia sinensis.
To be or not to be…that is the question. Well, how about a more appropriate question: loose leaf or tea bag? Yes…I think that is the question.
A common question among tea newbies: how long do the leaves last? Is there an expiration date?
When I first started brewing tea I thought it was simple: boil water, throw in some tea leaves, serve and enjoy. Wrong.
An interesting aspect that most people do not think about when preparing tea has to do with the most essential ingredient: water.
One of the essential things you must know when it comes to tea…is how to store it.