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Gunpowder Green Loose

Alchemy: Green tea leaves are gently steamed, then rolled into small tight pearls

Flavor Notes: Smooth & well-rounded

Occasion: Afternoon pick-me-up

Caffeine: Medium

Ingredients

Fair Trade Certified™ organic green tea.

Brewing Instructions

Steep 1 heaping Tbsp tea in 12 oz. hot water for 2 minutes.

Source Information

Our organic green tea is harvested by the Tuija people of Enshi, china. Since becoming Fair Trade in 2006, they have built new roads and a hospital, whole their wages have increased.

Tea Processing

Process: The top leaf and bud are plucked and briefly dried, and then pan fried or steamed to prevent oxidation. Rolling and curling the leaf creates unique flavors and shapes that are finished with a final firing.

Recipe

Green Tea Salmon
Preparation Time: 30 minutes • Serves 4.
1 lb. salmon fillet (cut into small strips)
2 tbsp. soy sauce
4 tbsp. sherry
2 tea bags Gunpowder Green
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp. cornstarch
3 tbsp. sesame seeds
Blend soy sauce and sherry mixture in frying pan and place salmon pieces in for 10 minutes to marinate. Simmer over moderate heat until sauce is absorbed.
Steep tea bags in mug for 5 minutes. Squeeze and remove tea bags. Stir in cornstarch. Pour tea mixture over salmon and cook another 5 minutes or until sauce slightly thickens. Roast sesame seeds in dry frying pan over low heat until seeds begin to jump. Mix seeds into salmon and sauce. In Good Health!