What is the best variety (and brand, too, please) of loose black tea to use in making chai? Thanks so much. ;o)
Per Cooks Illustrated any generic supermarket black tea will work. I personally like the Tazo Awake.
Do you have a good chai recipe? I am newly addicted. :)
GOOD CHAI MILK RECIPE http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_kROIK4kt3MQ/TJylkVeLjnI/AAAAAAAALJg/YssMupNYh-g/s1600/0361.jpg
This discussion has made me very thirsty -- PaulJoseph, love your photo/recipes. Tea dust? I'll use the Russian tea, which is very small and assertive.
berkeley bowl west has a nice black tea in the bulk section.
I suggest a combination of Assam and Darjeeling with spices, but honestly, the best blend I have found is available at Adivasi: