In China, the peach is considered a blessed fruit, a symbol of longevity and immortality. According to Chinese mythology, the goddess of the palace near Xi-wang-mu, the wife of the Jade Emperor and the patron saint of Taoist sages, called The Immortals, was growing a peach tree. She revered this tree for its significance as a source of immortality.
Sun Tea is a great way to celebrate the summer! Any variety of Oolong tea will make a good glass of sun tea. Cool water slowly draws flavor from the leaves. This is the opposite of hot water infusion, which rapidly pushes flavor out of the leaves.