Tea is a mark of hospitality. It is offered to every guest who comes through
the door in China and North Africa. Tea is a worldwide part of our daily lives:
15,000 cups are drunk each and every second… But how do we choose the right tea
for each moment during the day?
Pleasure is the basis of each cup of tea, which means that we can choose whatever
suits our fancy. However, it must be said that some teas with varying theine and
vitamin C contents should be enjoyed with moderation at certain times of the day.
Some strong black teas such as Ceylon
are ideal for waking up the taste buds.
Green teas with their high vitamin C content can also be
enjoyed in the morning
without a second thought. The virtues
of green tea can also be felt after meals
because they actively
Perhaps the most suitable teas for the afternoon are Darjeeling
which are light and subtle and will delicately enhance a break in work or play.
Scented teas (Earl Grey, jasmine tea) can be enjoyed at tea time
For slightly spicy meals
, opt for black smoky teas.
At the end of the day
Less strong teas and particularly aromatic ones are recommended.
Varieties include the ‘semi-fermented’ Oolong teas
but isn’t pleasure the most decisive factor in the end?