Tea plays a great role in Vietnamese culture. It is a symbol of purity, hospitality, peace, and harmony. Tea in Vietnam has become not only a part of daily life, but significant part of such events as family meetings, parties, weddings, celebrations, and receptions. There are many varieties of Vietnamese tea and different ways of making it. In this article, we will tell you how to make several types of Vietnamese tea.
Vietnamese green tea recipe
To make real and delicious Vietnamese green tea follow a traditional formula:
Vietnamese oolong tea recipe
This premium tea can also be found in our Farmer’s tea collection. It is fragrant and is not as acid as green tea; it is produced through a complicated process and oxidized to ferment from 80 – 85%. Oolong looks like tea leaves dried and rounded into dark green pellets, but after you brew tea, its acquires golden-green color. The process of making Vietnamese oolong tea differs from the green one a little. Here are some differences you should consider while making it:
Vietnamese lotus tea recipe
This tea variety has a little astringency, sweet after taste of green tea, and the gentle flowery, pure aroma of the lotus flower. It may greatly benefit to your health if it is made properly. Generally, it is made the same way as green tea. However, you shouldn’0t rinse Vietnamese lotus tea because it will reduce the lotus flavor. To lower caffeine content in Vietnamese lotus tea, you should change tea steeping time and the amount of tea leaves in teapot.
Vietnamese iced tea recipe
Vietnamese use mostly green tea to make it, but black tea and oolong may also be used. 1-3 minutes to drain the tea is enough, then add the second water and do the same. After draining all tea extraction, add 2-3 ice cubes and mix it with fresh fruits such as peach, lychee, strawberry, etc.
Vietnamese lime iced tea recipe
To make all these different kinds of Vietnamese tea you can use our hand-picked loose leaf teas which are perfect for everyday brewing. Feel Vietnam with tea from the most remote and pristine regions of this country!
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