Bellocq Tea : The Queen's Guard
A hand-crafted, evocative blend of organic Assam black tea, organic red poppy flowers, green cardamom, star anise, ginger, clove, and black pepper, this invigorating Afghani Chai may be either steeped or traditionally boiled in water with milk. (Add a handful of chopped fresh ginger for additional heat, and sweeten to taste.) Fragrant and seductive, our chai is perfect to enjoy anytime and makes your home smell utterly divine.
Organic Indian tea, ginger, organic red poppy flowers, green cardamom, star anise, clove, black pepper, and organic spices
Brewing Instructions (Traditional Steeping):
- 1 tsp per 8oz/250ml of water
- 195ºF/90ºC (Bring cold, fresh spring water to a boil. Remove from heat, set aside 30 seconds, and proceed.)
- Brew 4-6 minutes
- Good for 2 infusions
Brewing Instructions (To Simmer): Apply the same quantity as you would with regular steeping. Bring water to boil. Add tea (and fresh ginger) and boil for 3 minutes. Add milk and boil for an additional 2 minutes. Strain and add sweetener, if desired.