My friend Fran is one of my best foodie friends. I was thrilled to hear that she started hosting Epicure parties. My only regret is I could not go! We live a whole country apart. BTW, if you are looking for an Epicure rep, Fran rocks!
So I was so excited that I could participate by product testing two Epicure loose leaf teas thanks to Fran! Today I will be discussing their Earl Grey tea.
One thing I love about Epicure is you can always count on high quality. Not only do you get Earl Grey black tea but it also contains Sencha green tea and cornflower petals.
Inside the silver container you will find the tea is protected and sealed in this gorgeous black bag.
When Reg and I saw Fran’s status on Facebook that she made Earl Grey French Toast? Wow! I knew we had to try it too. I thought it was a great idea considering I have issues with caffeine.
I steeped 1-2 tbsp of the loose leaf tea in 1 1/2 cup of milk over medium low heat for about 10 minutes.
I used 1 cup of the milk to make the French toast batter and then dipped bread into the batter and cooked like regular French toast.
The flavour was very subtle but there and elevated my French toast beautifully. I have all sorts of ideas now that I can use the tea for since I sadly can not drink it full strength. That said, I used some of the infused milk in my regular decaf orange pekoe tea and it was BLISS!
Oh, if you can have caffeine, this tea is beautiful. It is so delicious and well worth the $11 for tea aficionados. I give Epicure Crème de la Crème Earl Grey Tea five out of five wooden spoons. If you want the best of the best, this is the tea you want in your High Tea teapot. Absolutely stunning.