Selected Variety Decaffeinated Tea Set

Selected Variety Decaffeinated Tea Set
Item# SelectedDecaffeinatedTeaVarietySet
$24.99
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Description

Decaf. English Breakfast 2oz
Decaf. Ginger Peach 2oz
Berry Chamomile - 1 oz
Winter Palace Marzipan Rooibos 2oz
Last Mango in Paris 2oz
and a 2 inch tea infuser

Accessories

Teaball Mesh Infuser small 2" - holds up to 2 tsp
Stainless Steel Teaball Mesh 2". Holds up to 2 teaspoons of loose tea. Not suitable for Herbs, as they are much bulkier that black or green tea.

The more room in the infuser, the better tea you get, since leaves have more room to fully open up!
$2.99
Availability: In Stock
TBallSm2
Decaf.English Breakfast, loose 1/4lb
A blend of China Black Keemun teas that has the body and flavor to stand up to the English tradition of adding milk to the tea. A wonderful tea for breakfast or anytime enjoyment.
$8.99
Availability: In Stock
DecafEnglishBreakfastLoose1-4lb
Decaf. Ginger Peach Black Tea, 1/4lb loose
Juicy, ripe Georgia peaches with just the right amount of Asian ginger spice add a wonderful flavor sensation to our house blend of black teas.
$8.99
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DecafGingerPeachBlackTea1-4lbLoose
Berry Chamomile, Loose Herbal Tea, 1/4lb

Berry Chamomile



Ingredients: Chamomile, orange peel, hibiscus, raspberry leaves, safflowers and red berry flavor.
$6.99
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BerryChamomileLooseHerbalTea1-4lb
Winter Palace Marzipan Rooibos (caffeine free) 1/4lb, loose
WINTER PALACE MARZIPAN ROOIBOS
(HERBAL TEA - Rooibos means RED BUSH in Afrikaans)

ALLERGEN ALERT - CONTAINS ALMONDS OR NUT ESSENCE

Delightful combination of Rooibos red tea with smooth almond taste! Just like having a dessert!

Small Batch Blended and Packed in Canada. HACCP Certified.

Ingredients From: South Africa

Region: Cederberg

Shipping Port: Cape Town

Grade: Choice Grade #1

Altitude: 1500 - 2500 feet above sea level

Manufacture Type: Fermentation turns the leaves from green to deep red and gives a slightly sweet note.

Cup Characteristics: What a tea! Premium Moroccan almonds give the German inspired marzipan a magnificent boost. Rooibos and marzipan were meant for each other.

Infusion: Reddish orange to full color (depends on brewing time and quantity used)

Antioxidant Level: Medium

Caffeine Content: None - Caffeine Free Herb

Shelf Life: Almost 2 years,

Luxury Ingredients: Rooibos, Papaya & Almond pieces, and Natural flavors.

Information:
So what exactly does a tisane that blends South African Rooibos with Moroccan almonds and marzipan have to do with an 18th century Russian palace? Great question. It‟s a long and convoluted tale. St. Petersburg‟s Winter Palace was commissioned by Catherine the Great and built between 1754 and 1762. As it goes, the architect that was charged with designing the opulent structure, with its 1,786 doors and 1,945 windows, was an Italian named Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. Rastrelli, knowing nothing of Russia or Catherine the Great, naturally wanted to bring the comforts of home with him to his new city. For the architect this included the sweet taste of Marzipan, or in Italian Marzipane, made famous by the artisans of Palermo who molded the confection to resemble fresh fruit. In particular, he loved a special version made with Moroccan almonds, imported to Sicily via Tunisia. In his traveling chests he stockpiled enough to last him through his first season.
Unbeknownst to Rastrelli his patron, Catherine the Great, was also a lover of Marzipan. However, owing to her German descent, she was born Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst, it was typically the Germanic version of the sweet treat she craved. Unbeknownst to Rastrelli, Catherine the Great was also a great lover of the men-folk. One day while casually enjoying a papaya shaped piece of Marzipan after lunch, Catherine spotted him in the hall. It was love at first sight. Rastrelli offered her some of his dessert, Catherine acquiesced and offered him…well…we can‟t go there. In the end, the Winter Palace was completed a little behind schedule perhaps, but at least the architect had a smile on his face.
As in the immortal words of Jack Palance: “Believe it or not”. To celebrate the fortuitous nature of this historical meeting we‟ve blended this fantastic herbal tea with Rooibos, almond pieces, dried papaya and natural flavors. Enjoy the almond-like flavors of love.

200 ml (about 7 ounces) of brewed Rooibos contains the following nutrients:
Nutrient Function in the Body per 200 ml
Iron (Fe) Essential for transport of oxygen in the blood 0.07 mg
Potassium (K) Assists certain metabolic functions 7.12 mg
Calcium (Ca) Necessary for strong teeth and bones 1.09 mg
Copper (Cu) Assists certain metabolic processes 0.07 mg
Zinc (Zn) Necessary for normal growth and development of healthy skin 0.04 mg
Magnesium (Mg) Assists a healthy nervous system and other metabolic processes 1.57 mg
Fluoride (F) Necessary for strong teeth and bones 0.22 mg
Manganese (Mn) Assists metabolic processes and bone growth and development 0.04 mg
Sodium (Na) Necessary for fluid and acid-base balance 6.16 mg


Hot tea brewing method:
Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose rooibos for each 7-9oz/200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the teapot. Cover and let steep for 3-7 minutes according to taste (the longer the steeping time the stronger the brew). Add sugar and milk to taste.

Iced tea brewing method (Pitcher): (to make 1 liter/quart):
Place 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose rooibos into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 1¼ cups/315ml over the rooibos. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the brewed rooibos into your serving pitcher straining the rooibos or removing the bags. Add ice and top-up the pitcher with cold water.
Garnish and sweeten to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced rooibos is to increase the strength of the hot rooibos brew since it will be poured over ice and diluted with cold water.

Iced tea brewing method (Individual Serving):
Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose rooibos into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving over the rooibos. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot rooibos herbal tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the rooibos or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Sweeten and/or add lemon to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced rooibos is to increase the strength of hot rooibos since it will be poured over ice and diluted.

RECOMMENDATION: We recommend the use of our „1 Cup of Perfect Tea‟ measuring spoon (Item# 11MS-1370) for best results. Please contact Metropolitan Tea to place an order.

ANTIOXIDANT BENEFIT:
More antioxidants are extracted from tea (L. Camellia Sinesis), or rooibos (Asphalatus Linearis), the longer it is brewed….and the more tea or rooibos that is used, the greater the antioxidant benefit.

FOOD SAFETY ADVISORY:
We strongly recommend using filtered or freshly drawn cold water brought to a rolling boil when brewing all types of tea. Today‟s water has been known to carry viruses, parasites and bacteria. Boiling the water will kill these elements and reduce the potential incidence of water-borne illnesses.
Ideal Brewing Temperature: 100ºC/212ºF.
Minimum Brewing Temperature: 90ºC/194ºF.
$6.99
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LAST MANGO IN PARIS HERB AND FRUIT TEA LOOSE 1/4 LB
LAST MANGO IN PARIS
(Caffeine Free Herb and Fruit Tea)

Small Batch Blended and Packed in Canada. HACCP Certified.

Ingredients From: Canada / USA / Thailand / Spain

Region(s): Ontario / California / Sing Buri / Seville

Cup Characteristics: The unsurpassable flavor of Micronesian mangos makes love to the taste buds. Fruity, lively and bright. Start a new affair!

Infusion: Rosy tending red.

Luxury Ingredients: Apple & Mango & Orange & Elderberry & Rosehip & Pineapple pieces, Hibiscus petals, and Natural flavors.

Information:
Introducing an herbal tea that‟s sure to make as big a splash as Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci‟s 1972 film, Last Tango in Paris. If you haven‟t seen the film, suffice it to say that when it was released it was met with so much steamy controversy that Bertolucci was handed a 4 month suspended prison sentence by an Italian court. The court also ordered that all copies of the film be destroyed! Ooh la la! As you might have guessed, we can‟t really go into the nuts and bolts of the film which chronicles the sexual escapades of an American widower, played by Marlon Brando and the object of his, ahem, affection, a Parisian woman many years his junior. What we can tell you is that the film, like a pot of herbal tea, is hot stuff! Phew!
Last Mango in Paris shares the same racy sentiment as the groundbreaking piece of cinematic revelry. The tea blends the sultry character of fresh tropical mango with sexy hibiscus, elevating elderberry, sultry orange, arousing apple and racy rosehips. The resulting cup is sure to get your motor humming with its round notes of musky mango intertwined with soft berry juiciness and delicate flower petal sweetness. (Thankfully, no one was ever convicted of blending delicious teas.)
Like the famous “city of lights” that shares its name, caffeine free, Last Mango in Paris is a pure delight anytime of day or night. So if you‟re looking to heat things up on a cool winter‟s afternoon in, brew it up nice and hot and enjoy under the covers with that special someone! Or, if the temperature rises, your heartbeat begins to climb and no lover is in sight, cool yourself off by pouring the freshly brewed tea over ice. Either way, you‟ll never forget your first time! Go ahead, brew a pot, put in a DVD, draw the curtains and get ready for some excitement!

Hot tea brewing method: Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 2 teaspoons of herb & fruit blend for each 7-9oz/200-260ml of fluid volume in the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the teapot. Cover and let steep for 5-10 minutes according to taste (the longer the steeping time, the better the flavor as more fruit and herb flavor is extracted). Garnish and sweeten to taste.

Iced tea brewing method (Pitcher): (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 12 slightly heaping teaspoons of herb & fruit blend into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 1¼ cups/315ml over the herb & fruit blend. Steep for 5-10 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into your serving pitcher straining the tea or removing the tea bags. Add ice and top-up the pitcher with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed iced herb & fruit tea is to increase the strength of hot brew since it will be poured over ice and diluted with cold water.

Iced tea brewing method
(Individual Serving): Place 2 slightly heaping teaspoons of herb & fruit blend into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6 -7oz/170- 200ml per serving over the herb & fruit blend. Cover and let steep for 5-10 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the tea or removing the bags. Not all of the tea will fit, allowing for approximately an additional ½ serving. Garnish and sweeten to taste. A rule of thumb when preparing fresh brewed herb & fruit tea is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted.

RECOMMENDATION: We recommend the use of our ‘1 Cup of Perfect Tea’ measuring spoon for best results.

FOOD SAFETY ADVISORY:
We strongly recommend using filtered or freshly drawn cold water brought to a rolling boil when brewing all types of tea. Today‟s water has been known to carry viruses, parasites and bacteria. Boiling the water will kill these elements and reduce the potential incidence of water-borne illnesses.

Ideal Brewing Temperature: 100ºC/212ºF.
Minimum Brewing Temperature: 90ºC/194ºF.
$6.99
LastMangoInParis1-4lb