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Difference between Assam tea and Darjeeling Tea

Tea garden Darjeeling

India is one of the largest producers of tea in the world. There are three major regions in the country that are involved tea production. They are the famous Assam and Darjeeling and Nilgiris. Both Assam and Darjeeling tea’s are famous but there is always a debate as which is better. Therefore, we break down […]

Silver needle tea- Most famous white tea

Silver Needles Silver needle tea is one of the most famous white tea which consists only of the first flush tea bud. This white tea is known as’ Bai Hao Yin Zhen’ in Chinese, which basically means “White Hair Silver Needle”. The young buds that make up this tea are needle-shaped and covered with fine […]

Darjeeling First Flush Tea

Tea in India is widely categorized as Assam Tea and Darjeeling tea. Further Premium tea’s are also classified by Flush or by the time of year when tea leaves are plucked. First flushes are called so because they mark the first harvest of the year. The leaves and buds are picked around March, following the […]

Orthodox Tea – Its benefits- How it is made

Orthodox Tea Orthodox tea refers to the tea which is made or processed using traditional method. Orthodox teas are generally bright and brisk and have a multilayered flavor profile. Orthodox Tea is produced using the traditional methods of Tea production which includes plucking, withering , rolling, oxidation and drying. Orthodox tea’s are carefully rolled or […]

Earl Grey Tea – Its Processing and Benefits

Earl Grey Tea- Its Benefits  – Its Processing and benefits  Earl Grey tea is a flavoured tea with oil from the rind of bergamot orange, a citrus fruit with the appearance and flavor somewhere between an orange and a lemon with a little grapefruit and lime. Lifted bouquet of jasmine, citrusy bergamot and a curious […]

Processing of Oolong Tea

Oolong tea is a traditional tea which is produced through a process which includes withering under sun and oxidation before curling. The partial oxidation is responsible for Oolong Tea’s  color and characteristic taste. It is preferred by many people as it provides benefits of both green tea and black tea. Now let us have a […]

White Peony Tea – Its Benefits- How to brew

White Tea Peony White Tea Peony is a popular type of white tea made of young tea leaves and silvery unopened tea buds. This outstanding tea is a crafty blend of superior clonals giving out complex flavors to keep you piqued. The flavors are topped with a prominent citrusy note alongside typical floral-fruity flavors. White […]

What is Yellow Tea- Its Benefits

  Yellow tea is a rare and expensive variety of tea. The process for making yellow tea is similar to that of green but with an added step of encasing and steaming the tea. This allows the tea to oxidize at a slower rate, producing a far more mellow taste than is found in most green teas. […]

History of Tea in India

  The practice of Ayurveda has resulted in a long standing tradition of herbal tea’s. For centuries tea was only used as a medicine. Consumption of tea in India was clearly first documented in the Ramayana. Tea cultivation in India has somewhat ambiguous origins. Though the extent of the popularity of tea in Ancient India is unknown, […]

Masala Tea- ‘masala chai’

Masala tea is a flavoured tea made by brewing black tea with a mixture of spices and herbs. Masala tea originated in the Indian subcontinent. This Blend is made from Black Tea, Rose petals and  spices like cardamom,Jeera,daal cheeni. Traditionally, cardamom and ginger play a dominant note, supplemented by other spices such as cloves, or […]