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The Perfect Cup of Tea

Recipe photo courtesy of Burcu Avsar

Sebastian Beckwith, cofounder of In Pursuit of Tea, explains how best to brew your leaves.

Source: Martha Stewart Living

Ingredients

Directions

Cook's Notes

Heat & Steep
All times are for 12 ounces of water with four grams of leaves
Black
3 minutes
205 degrees (just off a boil)

Green
2 minutes
180 degrees (when you see steam)

Tisane
3 to 4 minutes
205 degrees (just off a boil)

White
2 minutes
180 degrees (when you see steam)

Pu-erh
3 minutes
205 degrees (just off a boil)

Oolong
2 minutes
190 degrees to 205 degrees (just off a boil)

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