221 BUTTERFLY BLUE PEAHerbal Tea
A reasonably smooth lightly vegetative cup. Rare herbal tea consumed for 'health' at Thai herbal spas.
Introducing a flower guaranteed to give you the blues. (Thankfully, it‟s not the blues normally associated with dingy bars and failed relationships.) Rather, it‟s quite the opposite. The petals of the Blue Pea Flower, (Latin: Clitoria ternatea), have been used since time immemorial to add colour to celebratory drinks in various locales around the world.
Hot tea brewing method: Bring filtered or freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 teaspoon, 1 tea bag or 1 Q3 single serve packet 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 or herb flavor is extr
Iced tea brewing method (Individual Serving): Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon, 1 tea bag or 1 Q3 single serve packet into a teapot for each serving required. Using filtered or freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour 6-7oz/170-200ml per serving into the pot. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a 12oz/375ml acrylic glass filled with ice, straining the leaves or removing the tea 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 tea is to increase the strength of hot tea since it will be poured over ice and diluted. (Note: Some luxury quality teas may turn cloudy when poured over ice. This is a sign of luxury quality and nothing to worry about!)
acted). Garnish and sweeten to taste.