The Dictionary of Tea
There’s a lot of terminology associated with tea and this can sometimes be confusing to the newcomer to the world of loose leaf teas. Here are our definitions on commonly used terms.
Steeping: Allowing the tea leaves to rest in hot water until the liquid takes on the flavour of tea.
Infusion: The flavour extracted from the tea leaves. Our tea leaves are of the highest grade and can be infused several times.
Puerh: A rare form of tea, oxidised for a rich flavour.
Oolong: A semi oxidised tea with an exquisite flavour.
Oxidise: The natural darkening of tea leaves.