White teas are made from buds and young leaves, which are steamed or fired to inactivate polyphenol oxidase, and then dried. Thus, white tea retains the high concentrations of catechins present in fresh tea leaves. When brewed, white teas give hardly any color and infuse a very delicate flavor into the water. A few types of white tea: Ceylon, Darjeeling White Tip, Silver Needle, Sowmee, White Needle.
Tasty Tea Sandwiches! Recipe calls for butter, but you may replace it with a low-fat cream cheese. If you would like to take it up a notch use low-fat cream cheese with your favorite jam to create a cheesecake bite.
Just brew, steep, chill and enjoy. • Boil up some water and pour 2 quarts into a large pitcher with 2 Southern Breeze tea bags. • Skip the sugar. The sweetener is already in the bag. • Steep for 3-5 minutes. It might seem like forever, but it’s worth the wait. • Toss out the tea bags and put your pitcher in the ice box. • Enjoy. See? Four easy steps (when you skip the sugar). •