80
drank Eggnog Matcha by Red Leaf Tea
2368 tasting notes

So I was planning on doing the whole large review but my roommates brother came to visit and he brought with him some snacks from Momofuku Milkbar. Snacks I probably should not have but were so incredibly delicious (http://www.shopmilkbar.com/shipping/shop/crack-pie/, http://www.shopmilkbar.com/shipping/shop/corn-cookie/, http://www.shopmilkbar.com/shipping/shop/product-category/cake-truffles/).

Then my DAVIDs order arrived and all hope was lost when it came to a thorough review. Mainly the issue was I drank this during the excitement and don’t really remember what it tasted like. Oh well. There is more to the sample to enjoy.

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OMGsrsly

OH! Sorted Food did a crack pie recipe. Make your own! :)

Sil

hahaha

caile

oohh, too many yummy distractions! :)

VariaTEA

I am on a diet. I should not be having any crack pie :P

caile

lol. I was just looking at that pie…and I can see how you forgot to taste the tea!

OMGsrsly

Share it with friends! :)

VariaTEA

Well we split each of the listed things three ways

ifjuly

oh man, i love the milk bar! yay christina tosi!

VariaTEA

I have never actually been there but their baked goods are pretty amazing.

OMGsrsly

They look really good, but I’m lucky I can’t eat any of them. Haha. Gluten intolerance is good for something, at least. :) I might make the Sorted Food version, because that looked tasty.

MissB

Maria Emmerich has some excellent cooking eBooks with zero gluten, grains, or sugar.. and there’s a version of crack pie in one of them. Cookie Dough Ice Cream, too…

OMGsrsly

MissB, you enabler! ;)

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OMGsrsly

OH! Sorted Food did a crack pie recipe. Make your own! :)

Sil

hahaha

caile

oohh, too many yummy distractions! :)

VariaTEA

I am on a diet. I should not be having any crack pie :P

caile

lol. I was just looking at that pie…and I can see how you forgot to taste the tea!

OMGsrsly

Share it with friends! :)

VariaTEA

Well we split each of the listed things three ways

ifjuly

oh man, i love the milk bar! yay christina tosi!

VariaTEA

I have never actually been there but their baked goods are pretty amazing.

OMGsrsly

They look really good, but I’m lucky I can’t eat any of them. Haha. Gluten intolerance is good for something, at least. :) I might make the Sorted Food version, because that looked tasty.

MissB

Maria Emmerich has some excellent cooking eBooks with zero gluten, grains, or sugar.. and there’s a version of crack pie in one of them. Cookie Dough Ice Cream, too…

OMGsrsly

MissB, you enabler! ;)

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My cupboard has grown exponentially since joining this site and I have a lot to share. Feel free to snoop through my cupboard and message me if anything interests you – I am always happy to swap!

For me, flavored teas are definitely my sweet spot. I will most often reach for black teas and rooibos or honeybush blends but I do keep some flavored whites and greens around for when the mood strikes. I have a few herbals/tisanes but most of the time I find myself disappointed by them as they often smell deliciously sweet and then end up tasting tart/sour. I have a little bit of an aversion to pu’erh and oolong teas. I am also wary of florals, earl greys, and chai teas. I do not like overpowering citrus flavors nor do I usually like hibiscus, licorice or chamomile. I love dessert teas – caramel, vanilla, toffee, cookie, cream, and other sweet flavors make me smile. Fruits like strawberry, peach, mango, and pineapples will often catch my attention as well.

I have also realized that although I really enjoy adding frothed milk to some of my teas, if I do not like the tea with zero additives (just in plain water without milk or sugar), I probably won’t drink it. The one exception is flavored matchas which I will happily drink in cold milk if I do not like it mixed with hot water. My theory is if the tea can’t stand on its own then it is not for me and I will more than likely try to swap it out for something else.

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