0

Your Cart is Empty

Market Spice Tea

April 14, 2006

0 Comments

This tea gets five stars in my book, and it’s a Northwest favorite. It’s an amazing blend of black tea with cinnamon oil, cloves, and orange peel. It comes in (steam-processed) decaf, too – and it’s a good thing, since the regular version is pretty potent stuff!

marketspice.jpgI prefer the loose tea, though it does come bagged. It needs to be stored in a glass container, or the original foil envelope that it comes in, because the oils are so strong that it will stain plastic tubs and melt plastic baggies. It should be sealed tight, or it will go stale and ruin all of its grand potential. Large amounts can be stored in the freezer.

This is another one that I let steep for as long as I can stand it, although it can become pungent if left too long. I make up several pots of this for tea parties, because it’s always in highest demand. In the winter, this absolutely beats hot cocoa, hands down. It’s very naturally sweet, and makes fantastic sun tea, too!

The Market Spice Company started in 1911, and has always been a fixture in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. A write-up on this shop is forthcoming. A Google search will turn up dozens of places to buy this if you’re out of state, and if you’re local, you can even find it at your neighborhood grocer.

Possibly Related Posts:




Also in Blog: Cheap, Deals, Reviews, Best, Online, Free

The Two of Us: A Q&A with Ranmu Xue

June 20, 2019 0 Comments

Ranmu Xue, the 28-year-old founder of Us Two Tea, is on a mission to make rare Taiwanese tea accessible to consumers in the U.S.  She took some time to answer our questions about Taiwanese tea and her new company. Tell me about your background. I’d like to know more about you and your history. I went to an [...]

The post ​The Two of Us: A Q&A with Ranmu Xue appeared first on The Daily Tea.

Read More
How to Use a Gaiwan [Inbetweenisode 203]

June 20, 2019 0 Comments

NOTE: After thinking about it a bit, you can use four fingers to hold the gaiwan as well, especially for larger gaiwans where it may be difficult to get a good grip with just three fingers. The trick with your … Continue reading
Read More
Matcha Myth Busters! – Part 2

June 20, 2019 0 Comments

Continued from Matcha Myth Busters! – Part 1 Myth Three: Matcha is Expensive Matcha is packed with nutrients, and drinking it can detox the body and protect it from free radicals that pollute your body. Matcha is more than just a drink: It’s a health boost. As far as most … Continue reading

The post Matcha Myth Busters! – Part 2 appeared first on T Ching.

Read More

Subscribe

Spin to win Spinner icon