Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | March 13, 2013

Green for China

Young Hyson

Young Hyson

Green tea was the tea drunk in 18th century China and bohea (black tea) was developed for export (see Bohea for Export).  Young hyson was a harbinger of spring in China.  In the early spring when the first buds and leaves form and before the rainy season is when the best green tea is harvested.

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