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White Rose

Alchemy: Delicate and smooth white tea with whole organic rose budsFlavor Notes: Sweet and fragrant liaison
Occasion: Afternoon soother
Caffeine:Low

Ingredients

Fair Trade Certified™ organic white tea, organic rosebuds.

Brewing Instructions

Tea Bags: Bring fresh water to a boil, allow to cool slightly, then pour over a bag of White Rose. Dream of romance as you steep 2-3 minutes. For iced tea, steep 2 tea bags, cool and pour over ice.

 

Source Information

In Southern India, tea farmers in the hilly tropical rainforests of the Niligris District voted to use Fair Trade funds towards scholarships, health programs and life insurance.

Tea Processing

Young tea leaf buds are picked in early spring before leaves unfurl. The buds are withered then gently dried. White tea is the least processed tea.

Recipe

White Rose Sticky Rice
3 tea bags White Rose
4 cups water
2 cups sweet rice
1 cup Red bean paste
1 cup chopped peanuts
Sugar/honey to taste

Preparation time: 20 minute

Place water, sweet rice and tea bags in a pot and bring to a boil on high heat. Once boiling, Squeeze and remove tea bags, lower heat until rice is cooked. Set aside to cool. Mix in sugar and flatten ½ of sweet rice in a rectangular Pyrex dish. Spread a layer of red bean paste and ½ cup of chopped peanuts. Layer with rest of rice and finish with remaining peanuts. Cut into small squares about 1” x 1”. Makes about 15 1-inch squares. In Good Health!