A VERY SPECIAL, HARRY POTTER INSPIRED V.I.T. (Very Important Tea)!
I have been planning a plum tea for some time now because I have this fantastic Bu Lang black tea that has a natural stone-fruit-like flavor to it and I thought it would work absolutely perfectly with a plum-y tea. So when I decided to do a Harry Potter theme for October, I decided this would be the month to feature the plum tea - because Dirigible Plums!
Now, this isn't a traditional plum (or Christmas) pudding which is kind of like a cake-like dessert that's been boiled in a bag. I've never had that pudding - so I'd be at a bit of a loss on how to come up with a tea inspired by it. Instead, this is meant to taste a bit like what we here in the US call a pudding - a sweet, custard-like dessert.
So I took the aforementioned Bu Lang black tea which is quite smooth and sweet on it's own. To it, I added some vanilla extract and custard essence to get a creamy, pudding-like flavor and then I added lots of (non-dirigible) plums and some freshly shaved nutmeg because I like nutmeg. A delightful plum pudding for your teacup!
And even though it's not a traditional British plum pudding, I think Harry Potter would approve. (It's also vegan, gluten-free and allergen-free!)
Each pouch is approximately 25g
ingredients: tea, organic plums, organic nutmeg, organic amaranth petals & organic natural flavors