We just returned from Exhibiting at the 54th Fancy Food Show in New York. Here what people are saying about us:
Review: I actually came across these nifty little things at last year's Fancy Food Show...this time around I managed to take one home for review. This tea stick, which looks like aluminum foil with little holes in it (though it is slightly more hearty than thin aluminum) allows the tea to expand upwards without creating a mess or stifling the flavor.
The only thing I don't like about these sticks are that when the tea is fully steeped, you cannot squeeze it. There is no way to get the water that doesn't drip naturally out of it. If you squeeze too hard, the bottom of the stick (which is folded metal) unfolds and the leaves will spill into your water. So, while I admit that this is an awesome (and very un-messy) tool, it doesn't give you the ability to squeeze the last remaining flavor out of the tea leaves.
In any event, the tea itself is delicious. This mango monsoon is overwhelmingly flavorful and sweet, with strong, crisp black tea and a very nice fruity aroma. This tea has a bit more of a fruity aftertaste than most mango tea, which I really like (though as I've said before mango is quite an overused flavor). It's not too strong, but has enough black tea astringency to allow enjoyment for people who are drinking for tea quality versus added flavor. Overall, surprisingly good tea, with lots of fruity flavor in a very cool, useful and unmessy stick.
Pros: great tool for cleanly brewing tea, nice mango flavor, good tea
Cons: impossible to squeeze tea leaves at the end of brewing
More Info/To Purchase: Petit Tea Mango Monsoon
Posted by Jessica at 10:37 AM
Monday, March 5, 2007
Hello Petittea, It was an absolute pleasure browsing thru your web site. I look forward to receiving my first order next week. Let me see if your service and quality match your web site.
Erica Rucksfield , Cleveland
Tuesday, 06 February 2007
Remarkable site. Very informative and full of fresh ideas.Tea is certainly on its way to universal acceptance in US.
I never knew that there is an option to tea bags. Your Tea Sticks truly set a new standard in tea drinking. Pairing tea with food is brilliant and so are your flavored teas. I tried your Cafť Latte tea and I donít think Iíll ever go back to coffee.
This remarkably assertive tea is a blend of robust Indian black teas, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves & other spices that makes Chai Latte` Americaís favorite tea.†
This is a perfect brunch tea. Try it with a late holiday brunch and the lingering aroma and flavor of this sweetish tea and you will crave for more. You definitely need to experiment this tea with spicy foods throwing caution to winds. †
Indian Black Tea, Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, spices†
Black tea leaves with cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and pepper.
Character / Liquor Full bodied darkish brown liquor with intense sweet spicy flavor. †
Place one tea stick in a cup. Bring water to a rolling boil for a few seconds and pour it over the tea stick in the cup. Brew for 3-4 minutes. Add a little milk, sweeten with sugar or honey and serve. †
You definitely need to experiment this full bodied tea with spicy foods throwing caution to winds. Most foods that 'go' with red wine 'go' with this tea. †