Thursday, June 09, 2011

7 layered tea from Bangladesh

I was amazed when I saw this video showing a 7 layered tea created by a Bangladesh tea maker.

7 Layer Tea

I did some googling and found to my astonishment that the 7 layer tea is created on the principle of density variation between different tea varieties. A Bangladeshi tea maker has perfected the art of creating 7 different layers of tea and charges one USD for the same. A normal tea is charged at 7 US cents. What is more interesting is that each of the layers impart a different flavor to the taste buds.

Now the same person is trying to come up with a 10 layer tea. I think I will wait for that before I take a trip to Bangladesh.

Read more at Wall Street Journal

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