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Chinese Breakfast™ Loose

Alchemy: Gourmet Yunnan style tea uses the golden tips of the tea leaves

Flavor Notes: Malty and full-bodied with lingering floral notes

Occasion: Morning breakfast. Add milk & honey if you desire

Caffeine: High

Ingredients

Verified Fair Labor™ organic Yunnan black tea.

Brewing Instructions

Steep 1 heaping Tbsp tea in 12 oz. hot water for 4 minutes.

Source Information

This tea, known as Dian Hong, is from Yunnan, China – the birthplace of tea. Many ethnic tribes in this majestic moutnainous region have cultivated this tea since the Dian Dynasty.

Tea Processing

The top two leaves and bud are rolled, bruised and crushed, allowing the leaf to fully oxidize and transform to a deep coppery brown color.

Recipe

Tangy Yunnan Mushroom
Preparation Time: 25 minutes • Serves 4.
2 tea bags Chinese Breakfast
1 tsp. orange rind, grated
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 tsp. cornstarch
1/2 tsp. vinegar
3/4 tsp. sugar
pinch of salt & chili flakes
5 cups sliced mushrooms
1 tbsp. peanut oil
1/8 cup finely chopped green onions
Pour boiling water over tea bags in a mug. Add orange rind. Let sit for 5 minutes, then squeeze and remove tea bags. Mix in cornstarch, vinegar, sugar, salt and chili flakes. Sauté mushrooms in oil until lightly browned. Stir in green onions. Pour in tea mixture and simmer until sauce thickens. In Good Health!