french toast oolong

French Toast Oolong from Steeped Tea. . . . .

My weakness is mystery bundles. There is just something irresistible about being surprised by mail that isn’t bills. I’m also a sucker for a sale. So when my Steeped tea lady, Nicole, told me my order qualified for a Mystery bundle of $100 worth of tea for just $20, you best believe I snatched it up! This was one of nearly a dozen teas inside! This delightful morning blend is literally the flavors of an entire breakfast in one cup. My cousin is big on the butter in coffee trend, and as much as I’m willing to try new things, I just Read More

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Bao Zhong from The Persimmon Tree

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Pouchong, Oolong Where to Buy: The Persimmon Tree  Tea Description:  The Bao Zhong tea’s hand-picked, long, twisted pouchong tea leaves are slightly oxidized, brewing a fresh, jade-colored infusion with delicate notes of lilac and pear.     IngredientsOrganic Oolong Loose-Leaf Tea, Bao Zhong Tea, Pouchong Tea CharacteristicsRefreshing, Organic, Unblended   Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I love a good pouchong and Bao Zhong from The Persimmon Tree fits this craving I am having! Its even better because it is organic! The Persimmon Tree is dedicated to providing fair trade, organic, loose leaf teas. See more Read More

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Medium Roast Dong Ding from The Mountain Tea Company

Tea Information: Leaf Type: Oolong Where to Buy: The Mountain Tea Company Tea Description: The slow roasting of this tea gradually caramelizes its natural sugars and sweetens it, imparting notes of caramel, sweet roasted barley, and brown sugar. Many of the names related to Taiwanese teas are tea-producing regions, tea-making styles, or both. Dong Ding is a tea gardening region in Nantou, Taiwan whose area name has become eponymous with its style of tea manufacturing. Dong Ding teas have a longer oxidization period and are also slowly baked at a high temperatures, with careful attention to how the flavors and aromas are Read More