Steeping time and temperature varies by tea type. Remember, it is easy to over steep and over cook your delicate tea leaves. Here is a good chart to follow:
Green Tea: Steep for 2 minutes at 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
Black Tea: Steep for 3 minutes at 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
White Tea: Steep for 2-3 minutes at 180 degrees Fahrenheit.
Dark Oolong: Steep for 3-4 minutes at 195 degrees Fahrenheit.
Green Oolong: Steep for 2-3 minutes at 180 degrees Fahrenheit.
Herbal Infusions: Steep for 4-5 minutes at 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
These amazing cinnamon sticks from Sri Lanka may be delicate to the touch, but they pack an amazing flavor
With the smell of spicy goodness simmering over the stove, the European tradition of mulled wine & cider ushers in the holidays with the warm, reassuring tastes of fruit, spice & sweetness in one amazing drink.