How to make a perfect tea
Special blends and ideal temperatures for a perfect tea experience
Drinking tea all year round is nice. It’s delicious, relaxing and full of benefits for the body and mind. But now as temperature drops, it becomes almost essential - especially for those who have their own little herbal garden at home.
We’ve have prepared a quick guide for you with some information about the main types of tea and what goes best with each one. Remembering these are only tips - after all, there is no rule to have a good tea!
Ideal temperature: 65 ºC to 80 ºC (149 ºF to 176 ºF)
Infusion time: 2 to 4 minutes
Goes with: chamomile, fennel and anise; mint and ginger; pineapple; apple and cinnamon.
Ideal temperature: 70 ºC to 80 ºC (158 ºF to 176 ºF)
Infusion time: 4 to 8 minutes
Goes with: hibiscus and carqueja; honey and lemon; orange peel, apple, cloves, ginger and cinnamon.
Ideal temperature: 85 ºC to 95 ºC (185 ºF to 203 ºF)
Infusion time: 4 to 6 minutes
Goes with: strawberry, ginger, cinnamon, star anise and cloves; jasmine flower.
Ideal temperature: 100 ºC (212 ºF)
Infusion time: 3 to 5 minutes
Goes with: orange and cinnamon; red berries; chocolate, orange peel and saffron.
Now it’s time to enjoy your tea while reading a book, watching series or movies, contemplating the garden or with family and friends!