How to Strip Teas
Stripping tea is the process of removing various leaves, stems, and other tea plant parts from the dried tea production. This article will discuss the different techniques and steps required to strip tea.
You will need a few tools to be able to strip tea. These include:
- Tea leaves
- A tray or bowl
- A sieve or other strainer
Step 1: Gather the tea leaves. Put the tea leaves in the tray or bowl and spread them out.
Step 2: Carefully cut off any dead leaves, stems and other parts of the tea plant. Do not remove too much of the healthy leaves as this will decrease the flavor.
Step 3: Place the tea leaves in the sieve or strainer and shake the leaves over the tray or bowl. This will help to separate the healthy leaves from the dead leaves, stems and other parts.
Step 4: Place the healthy leaves in a fresh tray or bowl and spread them out.
Step 5: Place the sieve over the fresh tray and shake the healthy leaves over the tray. This will remove any dirt or debris from the healthy leaves.
Step 6: Finally, you can store the stripped tea leaves in an airtight container and use them to brew your favorite tea.
Stripping tea leaves is an important step in tea production that helps to ensure quality tea. With the right tools and steps, you can easily strip tea and enjoy the best quality.