China White with Chrysanthemum
$15.00 – $60.00 — available on subscription
The smooth, distinctive taste of superior-quality white tea from Fujian province is beautifully combined with the full, sweet flavor of dried chrysanthemum blossoms. An attractive and unique treat for teatime anytime. Blending of white tea and Chrysanthemum flowers for health benefits and as a great tasting practice has been wildly popular in Hong Kong and Southern China, often served during “dim sum” gatherings in tea houses and dim sum restaurants.
Fujian, China: Fujian is a coastal province in southeastern China where the finest oolong, white, and jasmine teas are produced. According to the written record, teas have been produced there for well over 1,600 years. Growers currently produce five different categories of tea, most of which originated in the province.
China White with Chrysanthemum may be prepared in either a regular teapot or individually covered steeping cups for a more attractive presentation. In the pre-warmed vessel place 3-5 grams of tea and cover with near-boiling water and allow to infuse for 1-3 minutes. Re-steep by gradually increasing infusion time and water temperature.