How to Brew a Perfect and Flavourful Cup of Green Tea

Green tea is one of the most popular beverages around the world. It originated in China but has now captured the imagination of millions across the world due to its many health benefits. Most of us like sipping on some warm green tea, but often what you make may not taste all that great. If that happens to you, well, chances are you are not doing a good job brewing it. Green tea leaves are delicate and need to be brewed the right way to get the best flavours out.

Green tea is derived from Camellia sinensis leaves and does not undergo any oxidation process; the same process that is used to make Black Tea and Oolong Tea. As a result, green tea is packed with anti-oxidants and make it a much healthier drink to sip on. These days, rows and rows of shelf-space is dedicated to many varieties and flavours of green tea. There’s lots to pick from – Chamomile, Tulsi, Honey, Peppermint, Jasmine and more. But before you head to the superstore, it will be a good idea to get your basics right.