Cherry Blossom Loose Tea
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Inspired by the Japanese cherry blossom festival known as hanami, we've layered a base of fresh sencha green tea with flavours of sweet, ripe cherries and a sprinkling of pretty pink rose and peony petals. It’s bright, sweet and sublimely springlike – one sip will have you sitting under a candyfloss cloud of blossom.
90% Green Tea, Flavouring, 1% Peony Flowers, 1 % Rose Petals
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
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Candied cherry blossom
Almond is a good match for the cherry notes and won't overpower the tea
The Japanese Heian Period (794–1185AD) was the heyday of "hanami", the practice of picnicking under the cherry blossom. We’ve numbered this tea 794 to mark the start of a centuries-old tradition. We know which tea to take on our picnic…
Brew the Perfect cup
1 teaspoon (2g)
80 degrees / 200ml water
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.
Green tea's fresh, verdant taste is down to its processing: the leaves are heated shortly after picking, stopping the oxidation process that would eventually turn them into black tea. Some of the best green teas are found in Japan and China, where the techniques of firing or steaming the leaves have been perfected over many centuries. Find out more about green tea here.