Recipe: The Perfect Cup of Darjeeling

Steeping the perfect cup of Darjeeling tea is simple but exacting. Jeff Koehler, author of Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World's Greatest Tea, joins us this week on Good Food.

 

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This week on Good Food, Evan speaks with Jeff Koehler, author of Darjeeling: The Colorful History and Precarious Fate of the World’s Greatest Tea. The effort given to just one cup is a laborious process of hand-plucking the buds from plants growing on steep hillsides in Northeast India.  So why got tend to leaves with the same care? Following is a recipe to make your cup just so.

Jeff recommends the selection of Darjeeling from Teabox and Smith Tea.