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Tea Tips

Brewing & Storage tips

 

Tea Ball InfuserSelect a clean teapot of the correct size for the number of cups required. Fill a kettle with fresh cold water and bring to the boil. Never use previously boiled or distilled water.  When the water is almost boiling, pour a little into the teapot, swill it around and then pour the water away. Measure the loose leaf tea into the teapot, one teaspoon of tea leaves (about 2g) per person and one for the pot per 190-200ml water.  When the water has boiled (about 100°C ), pour out into the pot and close the lid.  Whenever possible, place the leaves inside an infuser that can then be lifted out of the liquid once the tea has brewed.  Stir the tea after one minute, replace the lid and brew for four more minutes.  After the correct number of minutes, lift the infuser or strain all the tea into cups or into another heated pot to keep warm.  Add dairy milk and bee’s honey if you desire tea white & sweet.  If the tea is too strong for your taste, add more boiling water.  Never keep the teapot on a hotplate if the tea leaves are still inside the pot.

Now sit back, relax, and enjoy the real taste of Basilur Pure Ceylon black tea!

 

How to make Basilur Green Tea

 

 TeapotSelect a clean teapot of the correct size for the number of cups required  Fill a kettle with fresh cold water and bring to the boil. Never use previously boiled or distilled water.  When the water is almost boiling, pour a little into the teapot, swill it around and then pour the water away.  Measure Basilur green leaf tea into the teapot, one teaspoon of tea leaves (about 2g) per person and one for the pot per 190-200ml water.  When the water has boiled (about 80°C ), pour out into the pot and close the lid.  Whenever possible, place the leaves inside an infuser that can then be lifted out of the liquid once the tea has brewed.  Stir the tea after one minute, replace the lid and brew for two more minutes.  After the correct number of minutes, lift the infuser or strain all the tea into cups or into another heated pot to keep warm.  If the tea is too strong for your taste, add more boiling water.  Never keep the teapot on a hotplate if the tea leaves are still inside the pot.  

Now sit back, relax, and enjoy the real taste of Basilur Pure Ceylon green leaf tea!

 

 How to make Basilur Fruit Infusions


Tea CupSelect a clean teapot of the correct size for the number of cups required.  Fill a kettle with fresh cold water and bring to the boil. Never use previously boiled or distilled water.  When the water is almost boiling, pour a little into the teapot, swill it around and then pour the water away.  Measure the fruit cocktails by Basilur into the teapot, one to two teaspoons (about 2g) per person per 190-200ml water.  When the water has boiled (about 100°C ), pour out into the pot and close the lid. Whenever possible, place the dried fruits inside an infuser that can then be lifted out of the liquid once it is brewed.  Stir the fruit cocktail after two minutes, replace the lid and brew for five more minutes.  Thereafter, lift the infuser or strain all the tea into cups or into another heated pot to keep warm.  You may brew for little longer to get a stronger taste.

Now sit back, relax, and enjoy the real taste of Basilur fruit cocktails!

 

How to make Basilur Iced Tea


 Iced Tea

To make ice tea, follow the same instructions for making hot tea, but use two teaspoons (about 4g) of tea per person or cup. After it’s brewed to the proper strength, as above, remove the tea infuser or strain into another container and let the tea cool to room temperature.


Serve in glasses with plenty of ice.

 


 

How to store Basilur Tea

 

Basilur tea is offered in special foil pouches with zipper locks. Once the sealed foil pouch is opened, make sure that you press the zipper lock after each time you take the tea out. It is also recommended to store the tea pouch in an air tight container and store it in the refrigerator. Tea should be stored in cool, dry conditions