Organic East Frisian Premium Black Tea
East Frisia is the north eastern coastal area of Germany that drinks their tea strong with full cream milk and rock candy sugar lumps. It is a style of tea that a lot of New Zealanders will be familiar with and enjoy.
This tea has a strong, spicy yet mellow taste. The brew is rich brown in colour.
Warm the teapot and tea cups
Use fresh water - Better still use spring or filtered water
Boil water to 90c - Or boil the jug & let cool for about 5 mins
Use 1 tsp per teacup (200ml) - 1 heaped tsp per mug
Steep tea for 3 minutes - Can steep for up to 5 mins
If a stronger brew is required use more tea
Best drunk with milk and can be sweetened with sugar or honey, or if you are feeling a little decadent, sweeten it with lumps of rock candy and cream.
Try with a slice of lemon and a little bit of sugar or honey.
Food Match: Traditionally served with little spicy cookies and cakes.