Sencha Loose Tea Pouch, 100g

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Item No. 340281
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Go green with our signature Chinese loose leaf sencha green tea, selected for its strength, subtle sweetness and rich, refreshing taste.

Vegan SuitableVegetarian

 
  • Full Description

    We've sourced our high-quality loose leaf sencha from China, where the technique of steaming the leaves to stop the oxidation process first originated. A good sencha will have all the dewy freshness of a bright spring morning and a slightly savoury smoothness – a little like steamed green mange-tout, generously coated in melted butter.

    • Origin: China

    • Tea type:  Green

    • Number of servings (using 1tsp/ 2g per cup): 100g = 50 cups

    • Ideal for using with:  Glass Pao Infuser MugChelsea Glass Teapot with Infuser and Infusers & Strainers

  • Ingredients

    Green Tea.

    Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

  • Product Specifications
    Code: 340281

    Weight: 100g

    Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from strong light and odours. Once opened, store in an airtight container.

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More about this Tea

TEA TYPE

Green Tea

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TASTE PROFILE

Fresh, verdant and smooth

FOOD PAIRING

Pair pure Sencha tea with a meal of sushi

CAFFEINE

Medium (31mg per 100ml)

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NO.780

NUMEROLOGY

780BC marks the approximate date that Lu Yu wrote his famous Cha Jing, the world’s first book about the art of tea. Covering everything from origin and picking technique to the tea ceremony itself, it was also the first historical record of steaming tea. We thought we’d give our quintessential Sencha the number 780, to celebrate the original tome for teatime reading…

CHINA

The origins of tea lie in China: legend has it that it was discovered when a few leaves fell into the mythical emperor Shennong's cup of hot water. Today China produces thousands of different varieties ranging from black and green tea to more unusual teas, like puerh or yellow tea.

Store in a sealed jar or tin, such as our Fill-Me-Up Tea Caddies.

How to Make

1 tsp loose tea

200ml water

  1. Pop 1 tsp of loose tea per cup into a Pao mug or teapot with an infuser.
  2. Pour in 200ml water per cup boiled to 80 degrees.
  3. Wait for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove infuser and enjoy.
Espresso Shot

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2 tsp loose tea

100ml freshly boiled water

Ice

Fruit or mint to garnish (optional)

  1. Add the loose tea to a refillable teabag or an infuser and place in a cup or heat-resistant glass.
  2. Pour over freshly boiled water (for less processed teas like green, white or yellow, use water closer to 80°C) and leave for 15 minutes. Remove the teabag/infuser.
  3. Top up with plenty of ice.
  4. Garnish with fruit and sprigs of mint if desired.
Espresso Shot

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