Some of our Russian-themed teas are: Russian Earl Grey or Russian Caravan or our new Lapsang Zhivago 1919. Russians love their tea, especially black unflavored teas like NIlgiri Nonsuch, Assams, Darjeelings, or any English Breakfast Tea, or Keemuns.
When I was in India, in every shop I visited, I was not only greeted by “ Namaste”, which means my Divine greets the Divine in you, but also was offered a cup of chai.
Chai is a welcome drink in every Indian home or business and can warm you up in cold weather and cool you down during the hot months.
Traditional basic spices are cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and cloves.
There are two major methods of Indian tea processing: Orthodox and CTC. They apply to all types of Indian teas.
The Orthodox method was developed by the British in the 19th Century and it is one of the oldest black tea processes. There are five steps: