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Tea: Whole Leaf Green, Direct trade
Origin: Funding, Fujian Province, China Made from the soft new leaves of spring it is also known as White Monkey Paw (Baimao Hou).
Made from the soft new leaves of spring it is also known as White Monkey Paw (Baimao Hou).
Made from the soft new leaves of spring it is also known as White Monkey Paw (Baimao Hou) after the resemblance of the delicate, curled, white, downy buds it contains to the curled paw of a little monkey.
The leaves are pan fired as quickly as possible after plucking. Within hours they are brought to large very hot metal bowls. The fresh leaf is gently rolled inside the hot pans so that every part of the leaf is exposed to the heat - sealing in the fresh green flavours.
The clean, subtle flavours are an ideal tea to accompany food. It goes particularly well with savoury food and we love it for breakfast with smoked salmon and poached or scrambled eggs.
Not just one infusion
Our rare teas are of such high quality that the same leaves can be infused several times. Each time you infuse the tea different subtleties of the delicate flavours will be released.
It is essential that the tea leaves are not left to stew once they have been infused; straining the tea completely between infusions will prevent the leaves from becoming bitter - it's akin to cooking a steak to perfection and then leaving it in the frying pan.
In China it is widely believed that the second or third infusion of fine tea is the best.
Cost per cup is $0.58, based on 2 g tea and two infusions.
Rare Tea Co. is a direct trade tea sourcing, distribution and online retail company. Founded by Henrietta Lovell in 2004, the company’s aim is simple: to source and supply the world’s best tea, directly from farmers and their tea gardens. They support the 3 pillars of sustainability: environmental, economic and social.