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drank Lemon Chiffon by Della Terra Teas
1474 tasting notes

My first Della Terra tea that I LOVE. Love, love, love!

From the first sip, even when it’s too hot, all I get is a bit of a tickle from the rooibos (boo) and then sweet, creamy, meringue-like lemon. The lemon is smoother than the lemon meringues I’ve made, but I’m 100% cool with that. There’s even a bit of flakiness in here somewhere. Buttery? Incredible.

I’m going to have to try this and Lemon Meringue by Tealish side-by-side and do a taste-off. Regardless, this is amazing.

Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 4 min, 45 sec
Stephanie

One of the only rooibos teas I can stand heh

Plunkybug

Same here…I think it is because of the honeybush I can tolerate it more.

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Stephanie

One of the only rooibos teas I can stand heh

Plunkybug

Same here…I think it is because of the honeybush I can tolerate it more.

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A few years ago, the obsession with tea started. The cupboard got bigger and bigger, more swaps occurred, group buys, secret rendezvous with local teapassionistas… and that’s how you end up with 500+ different kinds of tea in your home. At one time.

Almost all of the tea was given away, sold, or otherwise shared. A few relics still remain. I now travel full time with only two carryon bags to my name. One quarter of those bags are tea.

It’s still a challenge to avoid the chipmunk-like hoarding of The Teas, yet, the lightness of being from having so little compels me more.

If I have enough, I’m happy to share. If I’m in your area, I’d love to swap, meet for tea, and explore together.

As for the day-to-day stuff, I’m focused almost entirely on Love, (yes, with a capital L), Spirit/Self, transformation, travel and my writing and speaking work.

What kinds of teas do I normally like?

YES: flavored teas, fruity, dessert, chai, and spicy (REALLY spicy).

A FONDNESS FOR: all white teas, malty black teas, any herbal or medicinal teas, strange/weird teas you can only get in one place.

ALLERGIC TO: strawberries, lavender

DISLIKES: any added sugars, grains, lapsang souchong, and overly floral teas – I might enjoy a Jasmine Green every once in a while, but unless it’s a creamy floral tea (think roses in a chai, or the smoothness of a floral note in a French tea), I’ll likely pass. Earl Greys are a hit or miss with me; heavy on the cream or fruit notes and I might like it, heavy on the blergamot and I definitely won’t.

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