Tea Tannins Part 3 – Black Tea

Tea Tannins Part 3 – Black Tea

Introduction Tannins, the common name for a group of compounds that food scientists prefer to give a more complicated name. They like to call them plant polyphenols since they’re molecular compounds composed of multiple phenolic groups. If I just lost you, it’s ok,...

Withering Experiment

Today I’ll experiment with leaf withering. It will look nothing like this picture, especially since I don’t have a withering trough. I’m in Boston not India, so I’ll try it on the stove top in my kitchen. We’ll see how this black tea turns out once I’ve crafted it....