Mocha Wheels wrote:personally, i'd go with peppermint- i do not like the menthol taste or smell of spearmint. why don't you just buy morrocan mint tea?
I'm a bit late to this... apologies.
Moroccan mint tea without fresh mint sounds as unappetising as instant coffee granules would to an espresso lover.
I really, really enjoyed this in North Morocco (I have a sweet tooth) and remember it was made with green tea and fresh spearmint (which fills the glass) as well as plenty of sugar.
I'm not sure what 'moroccan mint tea' is, but if it involves not selecting your own fresh mint I can't say I like the sound of it. Seems like it would be a parody of the real thing.
I'm sure this tea is just as nice with fresh peppermint. I also like dried mint teas occasionally, I just would dare call them Moroccan mint teas... seems almost insulting to a country with such an extraordinary tea culture.