How to brew perfect green tea

December 10, 2012, 6:01 pm Paul Bennetts Yahoo7

Tea expert and blogger Paul Bennetts from Tomte shares with us the second part of his series explaining how to brew the perfect cup of green tea.

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Part one: how to brew perfect green tea


Instructions

1. Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of tea leaves to your teapot and barely cover them with room temperature water. Let steep for 30 to 60 seconds and decant to your empty tea cup.
2. Add 70 to 80 degree Celsius water to fill your teapot. Steep for only 10 seconds.
3. Empty this infusion to your tea cup, mixing it with the first infusion.
4. Re-steep the leaves 1 to 3 more times (depending on desired strength and size of tea cup or decanting pitcher) for only 10 seconds each time, adding the infusions to your tea cup.

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Tomtelife.com founder and chief taster, Paul Bennetts, is bringing together a community of tea lovers. His mantra is that "our best thinking and creativity come when drinking tea". Tomte scours the globe to discover great teas created by small "artists of the leaf".

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