How do tea taste preferences change depending on the season?
As with food and drink, there are different types of Ceylon tea for each season : summer, fall, winter and spring. Just like coffee lovers choose iced drinks for warm days and pumpkin spice for fall, there are also good times of year for drinking certain teas . According to traditional Chinese medicine beliefs, many foods and flavors can be classified based on their warming or cooling properties. In many cultures, balancing cooling and heating is emphasized as achieving radiant health , which can only be achieved by maintaining a neutral body state. In other words, your body should neither warm up nor cool down too much. Here's a guide to the different types of tea you can drink depending on the season.
What teas are drunk in spring and summer?
Spring is a time of new beginnings and a time of experimentation. This is also the time to refresh your tea supply. Unfortunately, there are also colder days when you still need a bit of comforting warmth . Spring and summer are warmer months, so the consumption of cooler foods increases . These cooler foods, such as citrus fruits, cucumber , watermelon and mint , are characterized by a crisp and fresh taste. Green and white teas are also classified as cooling foods and therefore ideal for the spring and summer months. Basilur Spring Tea is high-quality Ceylon green tea with the addition of cherry and pineapple , which embodies the taste of warm spring days.
Many herbal teas enriched with fruit flavors are perfect as cooling infusions for hot summer days . Teas with lemongrass , thyme and dandelion are becoming more and more popular, combining refreshing properties and a unique herbal taste . Basilur Summer Tea is a charming combination of fresh green sencha tea , wild strawberry and colorful flower petals that will allow you to cool down and enjoy a perfect, carefree summer evening with your loved ones.
Which teas are worth choosing in autumn and winter?
During the cold seasons of the year, i.e. autumn and winter , the tendency is to eat more warming dishes . Warming food is characterized by rich , intense flavors . This category includes spices such as black pepper, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, dill and nutmeg, as well as black tea and coffee . Warming foods help protect against the cold of autumn and winter. Black and oolong tea are great choices for the colder months, as are herbal teas containing warm winter spices . Basilur Masala Chai , inspired by Indian tradition, is an aromatic blend rich in natural spices such as cardamom , cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger , combined with pure Ceylon black tea . It is a classic winter drink. This tea will take you on a journey full of old world charm.
As beautiful maple leaves turn vibrant red and fiery yellow during fall, Basilur Autumn Tea brings you the highest quality Ceylon black tea , enriched with the tantalizing taste of maple syrup , which offers a calming and soothing aroma and a smooth, silky taste . In turn, Basilur Winter Tea is a perfect combination of black tea with cranberries , which give it an intense , fruity aroma. The cranberry flavor gives the tea a warm aroma and hearty flavor that can be appreciated on a cold winter evening.
The taste , smell and aroma of tea should change depending on the season . Each season brings its own unique flavors , so next time you drink Basilur tea, try to recognize the notes specific to that season.