Strawberry Kiwi is a full flavored tea with good body. During the spring in the northern latitudes when the strawberries become available they have a deep strawberry taste. This tea is like that but tempered with subtle essence of kiwi and the astringent tartness of hibiscus.
Ingredients include hibiscus petals, rosehip chips, dried apple pieces, dried sweet orange peel, and natural flavors.
Country of Origin: Blend of various dried fruits and herbs from Canada, USA, Thailand, Spain
Cup Characteristics: Bold strawberry kiwi flavor, tart, full bodied
Infusion: Deep reddish
Ingredients: Hibiscus petals, Rosehip chips, Dried apple pieces, Dried sweet orange peel, Natural Flavors
Herb and fruit tea; in some circles is considered a new type of tea. We formulated this blend to accommodate tastes of people who wanted to experience a refreshing healthy new style drink without caffeine. What we got was a terrific 'tea' that is unbelievably delicious and enjoyed Hot or Cold! This tea has a very exotic flavor profile. The delicious blend of strawberry and kiwi flavors combined with the natural flavors and tartness of the various dried fruits create a summertime cooler or a winter time summer reminder.
This fruit and herb tea is one of our favorites. It is a full flavored tea with good body. During the spring in the northern latitudes when the strawberries become available they have a deep strawberry taste. This tea is like that but tempered with subtle essence of kiwi and the astringent tartness of hibiscus. We remember a holiday in Long Island picking strawberries at a 'Pick Your Own' out in The Hamptons - very pleasant memories. This tea will evoke similar feelings for you.
For a summer time drink Strawberry Kiwi iced is hard to beat. It is refreshing and thirst quenching and not overly sweet. For formal times garnish the glass with a strawberry and a sprig of mint - for non formal times pour it into your glass and enjoy it gulp after gulp! If you have small children use the Strawberry Kiwi tea to make popsicles - they taste great and contain very little sugar.
By virtue of the fact that these blends do not contain any tea and are a special blend of fruits and herbs - they are caffeine free!. An additional benefit is that these 'teas' contain Vitamin C. What could be better - a healthy drink that tastes GREAT!
Hot tea brewing method: Place 1.5 to 2 teaspoons of Strawberry Kiwi per cup (and add 1 teaspoon for the pot) into the teapot. Pour boiling water into pot and let it steep for 5-7 minutes (or longer - the longer the steeping time to more intense the flavor becomes). Pour into your cup and add sugar to taste. **do not add milk - the milk will curdle due to the ingredients in this blend.
Iced tea brewing method (makes 1 quart/liter): Put 12-15 teaspoons of Strawberry Kiwi into a heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea. Steep for 5-7 minutes or longer. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into the pitcher straining the ingredients. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.