Michelia & Osmanthus tea

Healthy herbs, rooibos, honeybush, decaf tea, and yerba mate.

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Michelia & Osmanthus tea

by TIM » Nov 24th 10 6:30 pm

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Fresh herbal tea in fall. Tasted like vanilla and banana cream :wink:

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Re: Michelia & Osmanthus tea

by rabbit » Nov 24th 10 6:58 pm

Did you make it yourself? It one sounds wonderful! I love playing around with herbs and such to make tisanes.

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Re: Michelia & Osmanthus tea

by TIM » Nov 24th 10 7:48 pm

rabbit wrote:Did you make it yourself? It one sounds wonderful! I love playing around with herbs and such to make tisanes.
Yup. Fresh from the garden Rabbit :D

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Re: Michelia & Osmanthus tea

by debunix » Nov 24th 10 8:34 pm

Thought those osmanthus blossoms didn't look rehydrated!

Bet that was delicious.

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Re: Michelia & Osmanthus tea

by sanamionline » Nov 28th 10 4:38 am

Thanks for sharing this. I am not familar with english names but are these the names of the plants Michelia & Osmanthus?
I am always on the look out for new teas to make.

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Re: Michelia & Osmanthus tea

by yshuto » Dec 15th 10 8:29 pm

I have had oolong tea mixed with dried Osmanthus. The taste and fragrance was wonderful. I usually buy this tea each year when I visit Taiwan.

"The flowers of the osmanthus, or sweet olive tree, are simple, but their fragrance is very fine, something like apricot and jasmine combined. You can often find this small tree planted in city parks, sometimes in clusters of three or four to intensify the power of their perfume. The variety known as kinmokusei (golden olive) has warm apricot-colored flowers,"
Quote taken from The Japan Times online.