One of my colleagues visits China regularly and was given this tea as a gift. However they didn’t see themselves making the most of it so offered it to me.

I have no idea what to do with it though. It’s like a circular brick of compressed tea leaves. Do I just take off a chunk and leave it in hot water? Does the temperature matter, and do I need any particular tools?

I’ve only ever used tea bags so I’m a bit lost

Edit: also the expiry says November 2023… but it’s just tea right?

    3 months ago

    I bought some Pu Ehr in nest (delicious tea actually, but not for everyone). So the game is to take a small chunk of the nest put in a tea pot, just like regular tea, at first it might be quite hard to free some tea out of the nest but after a while ti’s degraded enough so that it goes