African White Peony

$26.00

Floral white peony tea from Malawi.

27 in stock

Ingredients

White tea

Description

African White Peony is grown in Malawi. This beautiful whole leaf is in its natural form. Notes of honey and smells like a fresh blossom. This tea is a specialty orthodox tea. The leaves are hand picked and sun dried with care. The tea estate is one of the only tea estates left in Malawi, Africa, run by a family, while large corporations bought out all the others. Sustainability, gender equity, good health, and well-being are crafted into your cup. Enjoy.

Additional information

Aroma

Mild Subtle

Caffeine

Low Caffeine

Flavor

delicate, Lightly Vegetal

Serving Amount

25-30

Tea Type

White

Product Amount

1 ounce

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African Farmers Harvest Tea

The Impact from Your Purchase

When you purchase African White Peony tea you are actively helping this family operated tea estate which is one of the last standing. The rest were bought by large corporates. This tea estate plays a big role in the community providing 5 clinics for free and assistants who check on the communities general health. They also provide scholarships to about 120 kids with RARE CHARITY. Reforesting every space and corner of the land and supporting smallholders is their passion.

To top things off every purchase plants one tree in efforts to help with reforestation.

Thank you for your support.

Brewing Options

There are several ways to brew this tea. Each style brings out different flavors. 

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Gongfu Brewing

Traditional Chinese Method

Gongfu brewing directions

Tea amount: 5 grams (a few leaves)
Water amount and temperature:  6 ounces  at 175 degrees
Steeping directions: Steep 20 seconds
Resteeping directions: Resteep several times adding 10 seconds each time

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Western Brewing

European Method

Western brewing directions

Tea amount: 1 teaspoon (a few leaves)
Water amount and temperature: 6-8 ounces at 180 degrees
Steeping directions: Steep for 3 minutes
Resteeping directions: 2-3 times each time adding 10 seconds

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Cold Brewing

For those who like iced tea

Cold brewing directions

Tea amount: 4 grams
Water amount and temperature: 12 ounces room temperature
Steeping directions: Place in jar in fridge for 8-12 hours
Add ice and enjoy.

Pairing Options

This tea goes great with the following pairings.

Breakfast Pairing

Freshly baked lightly seasoned potato pie.

Lunch Pairing

White chocolate bar and scumptious strawberry scones.

Dinner Pairing

Delicious steamed white fish with cherry tomatoes or lightly seasoned tofu with green vegetables

Wine Pairing

Champagne Brut Millésimé Grand Cru (2008) alternating with the tea