Blossoming Teas—A Lifestyle Concept
Tea to sip, biscuits to nibble on, and the best of friends to chat with—the exemplary combination to unleash oneself!But are tea parties still restricted to the contemporary crackers and tea? Would you like to try something different?
Time for blossoming teas!
For the health conscious and hardcore tea lovers, blossoming tea could be a great option to try out. Blossoming teas are literally teas which blossom in your teapot. So you have a huge tea ball which blossoms right in the middle of your tea table. Sounds great? Yes. It is something to be tried out indeed.
What are flowering teas?
Flowering or blossoming teas are made of flowers and green tea leaves which blossom when brewed in boiling hot water. They come in various flavors and fragrances to make you feel special! There are also options to go completely herbal with just the flower and boiling water without tea leaves. The actual flavor and fragrance of the flower seeps right into your teapot.
Types of flowers used in tea:
Flowering tea is made of brewing a blossoming tea ball. It contains dried edible flowers which are tightly packed in tea leaves. The flowers used here are necessarily edible flowers. Few common flowers which are used are:
- Basil flower
- Wild daisy
To add the “awe” flavors when preparing these teas at home, you could also try playing with ingredients like ginger, cilantro, basil, and cinnamon. Time to treat your taste buds!