Indian tea

Try an aromatic and strong black tea that will take you to the magnificent tea plantations of India from where it originates. It will enchant you with its distinct flavour and instil new powers any time you would need them. With a drop of added milk you can also drink it as classical morning tea.

Did you know?

  • The expression Russian tea is still used for true black tea. The expression dates back to the times when the tea road to Europe from Asia lead through Russia.
  • Asian names for tea are etymologically close to each other. In China they call it CH'A, in India TSCAJ, in Japan CHA and in Russia CAJ.
  • Tea was brought to Europe in the 17th century.

Preparation

The preparation of black tea should be a ritual and not mere cooking. If you leave the bag in a cup for more than 3 minutes, it will taste stronger and more astringent. That is why black teas are perfectly complemented with a drop of milk that alleviates the astringency of taste.