Tag: Camellia Sinensis

White Tea, Delicacy Personified

White tea is made from the same plant as is green tea, but undergoes a very different process. It begins with the rolled buds of the Camellia Sinensis plant, but suffers no oxidation. That oxidation process, often called fermentation, is what produces the distinctive color and taste of other teas. Though the word is the …

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Black Tea, The Good Guy

In traditional Westerns at the movie theater, the good guy wears the white hat. Here, black is definitely ‘the good guy’ being rich in both antioxidants and flavor. All true tea is the product of the leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant. But, ah, what a difference a little oxygen and sunlight makes. Green tea …

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