HOW TO MAKE TEA FROM LOOSE TEA LEAVES?

What you need:

  • water
  • a kettle or pan to boil water
  • a tea filter or tea egg
  • a measuring spoon
  • a mug or teapot
  • ice if you make ice tea

How to make hot tea:

  • boil water
  • measure the amount of tea, following the label
  • add the loose tea to the filter, teabag or tea egg
  • hang the bag / egg / filter in the tea pot or tea mug
  • add 1 cup boiling water for 1 cup of tea (8oz) for black or herbal tea
  • green teas require a slightly below boiling water temperature, follow temperature directions or just let the water rest for a minute or so
  • let the tea sit in the water for the advised time (= steeping)

    take the tealeaves out and let it cool off

  • ENJOY!!!

 How to make ice tea:

  • boil water
  • measure the amount of tea, following the label
  • add the loose tea to the filter, teabag or tea egg
  • hang the bag / egg / filter in the tea pot or tea mug
  • add 1 cup boiling water for 3 cups of tea
  • let the tea sit in the water for the advised time (= steeping)
  • take the tealeaves out
  • add 1 cup of cold water and 1 cup of ice
  • ENJOY!!!