Lapsang Souchong tea is a type of black tea originally from the Wuyi region of Fujian province in China. It is made by smoking the tea leaves over pinewood fires, which gives the tea a distinctive smoky aroma and taste.
The tea leaves used to make Lapsang Souchong tea are picked from the Camellia sinensis plant and then withered, rolled, oxidized and dried before being smoked over pinewood fires. This smoking process gives the tea a unique smoky flavor that is often described as having a taste like campfire or smoked meat.
Lapsang Souchong tea has a bold and distinctive flavor that is best enjoyed on its own, without milk or sugar. It is usually brewed with water that has been heated to about 95°C (203°F) and steeped for 3-5 minutes, depending on personal preference. The tea is often served in a small teapot or cup and can be paired with savory snacks such as cheese or smoked meats.
Lapsang Souchong tea is a popular choice for tea drinkers who enjoy bold and smoky flavours. It is often considered an acquired taste due to its unique flavor profile, but it has a loyal following among tea connoisseurs. The tea is also commonly used in cooking and baking, especially in recipes that call for smoky flavors.
Wijs & Zonen is a very nice and fascinating tea company due to the many, sometimes decades existing, (international) relationships with customers, suppliers and fellow companies. They still have many customers throughout Europe.
In 1792, the Wijs family started a trade in coffee and tea. In 1828 the family opened a business in Amsterdam, where people from far and wide came to buy quality coffee and tea. The shop is still there, but since November, 2006, Wijs & Zonen has been in a beautiful new location.
Wijs & Zonen tea is sold in Europe, Japan and in the United States. The scents of the Wijs blends are incredibly tender and intense!
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