Earl grey, English breakfast, Spices masala, Irish breakfast and more are all made with a base of this variety of black tea. Dark brown to black color the tea produced in Ceylon is some of the most untouched tea in the world. Pesticides and fertilizers are not used in the production of teas in Sri Lanka. While tea originated in China, its cultivation has certainly been perfected in Sri Lanka and it can be tasted with every cup.
Much like many other tea, black tea is best steep at about 212 degrees for 3-5 minutes with a ratio of one to two teaspoon per eight ounces of liquid. Tea can be taken with milk and sugar or by itself. Experiment infusing black tea in your next ice cream base, doughnut glaze and many other wonderful creations.
Sri Lankan tea is high in tannins with notes of citrus, chocolate and spices. It can be used in compound butters, infusing stocks, broth, rubs and just about anything ones mind can create.
Just like many other ingredients found in our online store, Ceylon black tea is available by the ounce, the pound and in bulk. Tea lovers rejoice as you sip, savor, enjoy black tea flavor found at Slofoodgroup. Enjoy quality teas or many of our other premium quality flavor and spice products. Enjoy free shipping on us for all US orders.
Looking for something special? Give our silver tip white tea leaves a try. It a clean, crisp and refreshing tea that can be enjoyed any time. A great choice black tea for when making your own tea blends or savoring by itself.