OM FOODS BLOG
DIY TEA BLEND
Blending you own tea is such a wonderful process. You get really thoughtful and you get to create something you can use everyday! This is a really wonderful, personal (waste free) and affordable gift idea. If you find yourself needing to prepare gifts for friends and family this season, we highly reccomend you try out blending some custom DIY teas blends. Dont worry, its not hard at all!
The base notes of a tea blend sets up the tea for what it will ultimately be. Its the flavor body, the attribute that makes it what it is such as herbal, caffenated, sweet, savory, spicy. Some herbs that make great base notes include Peppermint Leaf, Assam Tea, Red Rooibos, Earl Grey, or Raspberry Leaf
The middle notes tea blend will include the secondary characteristic – Primarily flavor and some color – Middle note determine the flavor profile of your tea. I.e. Raspberry Leaf and Mint creates a minty tea. Rasberry Leaf and Rose Petals make for a floral tea.
The top of a tea blend will include finer notes in the blend… are both flavor and esthetic – making for a pleasing tea blend.
lend togther in a bowl or jar. Brew tea to desired taste, and enjoy! We like to create custom labels using paper (inside jar) or using sticker paper. You should date the label and write the recipe you used so you dont forget (in case it turns out to be the best tea ever) Text