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Organic Greek Mountain Tea from Kilo. . . .

My sample of Organic Greek Mountain Tea from Kilo looked so unusual in the bag I had to give it a try.  It looks a bit like sage or a white tea, grey-green in color and fuzzy to the touch, with a chain of full, yellow blossoms.  I needed my big infuser to handle all the lush stems, leaves, and blossoms of this tea. I followed my usual pattern for lightly flavored herbal teas and steeped these leaves with boiling water, lots of leaves, and waited a good ten minutes. Brewed the tea is very fragrant, vegetal but sweet, almost Read More

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Greek Mountain Tea from Klio. . . .

Trying to figure out what to do with Greek Mountain tea is a research adventure from the get-go. It’s not your average “tea” where you take your tea scoop, grab some, and toss it into a steeper for however long. There’s a process. You have to get, basically, a handful, boil it a bit, then let it steep. There are videos online that will help you figure out the amount. Think of yourself as Indiana Jones, discovering new territory and learning about history. The tea looks a little sketchy to carry around in a Ziploc bag.  There are flowers and Read More