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Kama Sutra Chai Black Tea

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Overview

Penetrating depth with a full flavoured cup exuding sensuous floral and saucy spice notes.


  • Tea Type: Specialty chai black tea

  • Caffeine Level: Medium

  • Antioxidant Level: High

  • Country of Origin: India and Kenya

  • Region: Assam and Travencore, Nandi

  • Grade: Broken pekoe

  • Ingredients: Black tea, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, black and white pepper, jasmine, rose and lavender petals, clove, nutmeg


Ancient Indian tradition maintains that the Kama Sutra was written by Maharishi Vatsyayana. Vatsyayana is believed to have lived in India sometime between the 1st and 6th centuries AD during what is known as the Gupta period, a time of great cultural and artistic growth. The Kama Sutra is literally a book on the science of love - Kama translates as desire, and Sutra means a technical manual. The ancient treatise depicts positions for uhm, “marital enjoyment” with names like “the Cobra”, and “Tigress” – it is a very spicy text. So it may surprise you to learn that tradition also maintains that Mharishi Vatsyayana was a celibate monk. How he got it in his head to describe some of the sultriest, sexiest, physically challenging, stimulating, and creative ways for couples to “enjoy” themselves is a mystery that has long been lost to the mists of time. (We thought we’d give you something to ponder while you sipped this stunning Indian chai.)

In the spirit of sensuousness and discovery offered by Vatsyayana’s ancient text we offer this fabulous tea – a real mélange a spice. A true Indian style chai, this blend is based on good strong Indian and Kenyan teas blended with an ancient spice recipe almost as old as the Kama Sutra itself. The taste is heavenly - ginger and cardamom intermingle with cinnamon, cloves and hints of black pepper. The full-bodied cup is rounded out with floral notes that tempt the taste buds and will have you crying out for more. Brew a pot today and raise a cup to the science of love. (And don’t blame us if it raises a few other things too!)

Hot Tea:
Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz (200-260 mL) of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea. Steep 3-7 minutes. Add milk and sugar to taste.

Iced Tea:
Makes 1 litre: Put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into teapot. Pour 1 1/4 cup (315 mL) of boiling water on tea. Steep 5 minutes. Quarter fill serving pitcher with cold water. Pour into pitcher straining tea. Add ice, top-up with cold water, garnish and sweeten to taste.

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