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Aged Earl Grey™

Alchemy: Assam black tea naturally scented with Italian bergamot orange (no flavorings)

 

Flavor Notes: Robust with citrus note

 

Occasion: Morning breakfast; add milk & honey if you desire

Caffeine: High

Ingredients

Fair Trade Certified™ organic Assam black tea, organic bergamot.

Brewing Instructions

Bring the wisest of waters to a boil and ease over a bag of Aged Earl Grey. Steep 4-5 minutes. This tea is strong enough to handle milk, yet mild enough to be served alone. For iced tea, steep 2 tea bags, cool and pour over ice.

 

Source Information

The workers at this organic tea estate in Assam, India have allocated their Fair Trade funds towards a new school, cooking stoves, mosquito nets and women’s self-empowerment programs.

The Numi Foundation and Women’s Earth Alliance (WEA) launched an innovative partnership to ensure clean, safe drinking water to the Tonganagaon tea community in Northern Assam, India. Together, we aim to provide access to safe drinking water to all 6,000 residents of India’s largest organic, Fair Trade tea community, for generations to come. Join Together for H2OPE now!

Tea Processing

The top two leaves and bud of the tea leaf are rolled, bruised and crushed, allowing the leaf to fully oxidize and transform to a deep coppery color. The Assam black tea is then layered with real Italian Bergamot for several weeks so the tea absorbs the orange scent.

Recipe

Earl Grey Shish Kebab
1 cup water
4 tea bags Aged Earl Grey
juice from 1 lemon
1 tbsp. honey
salt and pepper
1 pound beef or chicken cut into kebab chunks
1 medium red onion
1 red or yellow pepper
1 green pepper
4 shish kebab skewers

Preparation Time: 30 minutes. Makes 4 servings.
Bring water to a boil and pour over tea bags in a mug for 5 minutes. Squeeze and remove tea bags. Stir in remaining ingredients and cool to room temperature. Pour tea infusion over meat and marinate for 1 hour. Assemble skewers, alternating meat and vegetables. Barbecue or cook in oven, turning skewers and frequently applying remaining marinade juice. In Good Health!