Jasmine Tea

I discovered Jasmine Tea last year and went crazy for it. Unfortunately, it’s extremely expensive in loose-leaf form, so I rarely buy it. However, I just happen to be growing some in my own front yard along the fence, so this season, I am harvesting it and will make the tea myself. There is so much in bloom right now that I should be able to leave plenty for the pollinators and still get a good deal for my own drinking pleasure. I simply pick the blossoms off and lay them out on a flat surface to dry. Once completely dry, I will combine the dried Jasmine petals with a white loose leaf tea (one part white tea leaves, one part dried jasmine petals) and can steep the mixture in hot water just like any other loose leaf tea. I estimate about a tablespoon of the mixture per cup.

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