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toasted sesame

toasted sesame

Nutty and versatile with delicate qualities, sesame is a popular ingredient worldwide. Toasting adds a depth and intensity to an already tasty seed. Combine that with tangy and refreshing Ceylon black tea and you get a truly unique blend. Full and savory, with a warming nutty finish, slightly smoky.

Steep at 212° for 3 minutes.

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toasted sesame teabags

Filled with the same high quality, full-leaf teas offered loose, our tea bags have a distinctive pyramid shape that gives leaves plenty of room to unfurl and fully infuse for the finest cup of tea. Savor the superior flavor of loose tea without sacrificing the convenience of a teabag.

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ingredients & lore

blended with black tea and natural sesame flavor
According to Assyrian legend, when the gods met to create the world, they drank wine from sesame seeds. Sesame is widely cultivated for these nutritious, oil-rich seeds, which can be an array of shades from white to black. Ground up seeds can be used to make delicious sweet treats, as well as tahini sauce. Sesame oil is also used in Ayurvedic health treatments.
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