Authentic Thieves’ Tea
We don’t think there is anyone who would know how to brew tea better than the pluckers who harvest the fresh tea leaves daily.
This black tea is made the same way that estate workers make tea at home. With limited resources to process the tea, the leaves were pounded in a stone ‘Vangedi’ in village homes by the pluckers themselves before oxidising and drying.
It’s illegal to make this tea on the big estates since it means the workers must be ‘pocketing’ the leaves!
Authentic Thieves’ Tea is grown at our organic garden in the hills above Ravana Waterfall in Sri Lanka’s cooler mountain region, the Uva Province.
The result is one of our favourite teas, full of flavour and easy to drink with or without milk.
Available as loose leaf in our deli box, handmade fabric bag (made in the plantation village) or bulk refill bag.
How to brew a perfect cup of TEA
Use 1 teaspoon per cup
Boiling hot water is best (100’c) and leave for 3-4 minutes
Our teas can be brewed several times if you pour all the liquor off the leaves after each infusion.
100% pure black Ceylon Tea (Single Estate)
Store in a dry place and away from direct sunlight.