How to Make Loose Leaf Tea
If you’re looking to make high quality, full bodied tea, the best way to do it is with loose leaf tea. Here’s the simple and easy guide to making this delicious homemade treat:
Ingredients and Materials Needed
- Loose Leaf Tea
- Tea Infuser or Filter
- Teapot or Mug
- Choose Your Tea: Choose your loose leaf tea based on the flavor, aroma and time of day you will be consuming it. For example, if you want something fruity and energizing for the morning, opt for a green white tea blend.
- Brewing Tea: Place your tea infuser in the pot or mug. Fill it with the tea leaves. Pour freshly boiled water (212°F) into the pot or mug.
- Steep: For most types of tea, steep the leaves for 3-5 minutes. Green and white teas should typically be steeped for no more than 3 minutes, while oolong, pu’erh and black teas can be steeped for around 5 minutes.
- Enjoy: Remove the infuser and pour your tea into a tea cup. Enjoy your homemade, perfectly steeped tea.
Making loose leaf tea is a simple and easy process that yields flavorful, full bodied results. With the right ingredients and instructions, you’ll have a delicious cup of tea in no time. Enjoy!