A 100g Caddy of Temple of Heaven Gunpowder Tea by Kanuka Tea

Temple of Heaven Gunpowder – Chinese Green Tea 100g Caddy

£12.95

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Cleansing and uplifting.

  • Green tea is known for a number of natural health benefits – it’s packed full of antioxidants and helps support a healthy immune system
  • This Temple of Heaven variety is the most refined gunpowder green tea available
  • A classic Chinese gunpowder tea, rolled in drums resulting in its spherical shape
  • The compact form of the tea is a great indicator of its superior quality

Origin

Gunpowder green tea was at the height of its popularity during the 18th and 19th centuries. The ancient technique of rolling the tea leaves in to pellets resembling gunpowder made it easily transportable across continents, and preserved its unique flavour. As well as giving it its unusual name.

The Chinese translation of gunpowder tea is “zhu cha”, meaning “pearl tea”.

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Taste

Gunpowder green tea was at the height of its popularity during the 18th and 19th centuries. The ancient technique of rolling the tea leaves in to pellets resembling gunpowder made it easily transportable across continents, and preserved its unique flavour. As well as giving it its unusual name.

The Chinese translation of gunpowder tea is “zhu cha”, meaning “pearl tea”.

To serve one:

Heat 250ml of water to 80°C, add one level teaspoon of tea, allow to infuse for 1-3 minutes and enjoy. Try steeping a second time for a mellower taste and reduced caffeine level.

Details

Ingredients: 100% green tea leaves

Size: 100g pouch / 100g caddy

Caffeine class: Medium

Country of origin: China

Description

Origin

Gunpowder green tea was at the height of its popularity during the 18th and 19th centuries. The ancient technique of rolling the tea leaves in to pellets resembling gunpowder made it easily transportable across continents, and preserved its unique flavour. As well as giving it its unusual name.

The Chinese translation of gunpowder tea is “zhu cha”, meaning “pearl tea”.

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