A spring-time gem from Anhui Province, counted amongst Chinese "Top Ten" famous teas. Distinctive tender, melon slice-shaped leaves are laborious harvested & crafted with no trace of stems or buds. Delicate, sweet taste with hints of smokiness & heady aroma usher this tea to a place on SerendipiTea's favorites list.
Chinese Green Tea
1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.
2. Warm your teapot with a little hot water, discard, place your tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.
3. Heat water below boiling (approximately 180°). Steep 1 teaspoon (2.5 g/8 oz. cup) up to 3 minutes & refresh cup as desired.
*Vary time according to taste, & remember that steeping tea leaves beyond 3 mins does not contribute to flavor, only bitterness.