Foodie Friday: Rose Tea

Rose tea: green tea flavored with roses

rose tea

I have roses blooming in my yard, but I haven’t been a big fan of eating rose-flavored treats. (The blame goes to a rose Turkish Delight I ate. I thought it would be like ambrosia on my tongue, given its prominence in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe… but I was sorely disappointed.)

My one exception to this rule is rose tea. It’s green tea infused with a hint of the floral. I like the subtlety of the flavor, and the bitterness of the tea counterbalances the too aromatic taste of the rose petals.

Fun fact: Rose thorns are technically called “prickles.”  

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  1. Sounds intriguing, though I prefer hot tea. Maybe I’ll have to give it a try.

  2. Veronica Roth says

    Oh yum. That sounds really good. I love tea and so now want to find some and try it. :D

  3. Sounds delicious. Wish I knew where to find it.

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