The combination of sweet peach, spicy ginger, and sweet grass with white tea is one to behold. Best served without any additions.
According to Chinese folklore, peaches are a potent symbol of long life, conferring longevity on all those who eat them. This belief stems from ancient legends that tell us the fruit was a favorite of the 8 Immortals, divine beings who populated Chinese myth. In the legends, one of the 8, Yu Huang, also known as the Jade Emperor was married to a woman named Xi Wangmu, Queen Mother of the West. Xi Wangmu owned a tree that produced peaches of immortality that she would serve to Yu Huang's immortal companions during an annual feast known as Pantao Hui, or the Feast of Peaches.
Bring filtered or spring water to 180°F. Add 1.5 tsp of tea leaves to an 8oz cup. Pour boiling water over the tea leaves and let steep 4 minutes.
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