Comforting, Loose Tea, Tea

Petals From the Earth and Sea

On a gray, humid morning last week I felt the atmosphere required a smokey tea. So, I reached for the Sea Smoke seaweed tea I reviewed a couple of months ago.

The very earthy combo of lapsang souchong and dulse seaweed from Cup of Sea here in Maine certainly added a bit of zoom to the morning. Then I went out and clipped a few more daisies from the garden and discovered my heliopsis were also blooming. Although quite waterlogged, they added a bit of color amongst the haze outside.

I used my wee glass teapot on purpose so I would be able to view the dusty colors of the seaweed while brewing. Add the soft colorful petals of the flowers and my color scheme was complete for the morning.

Brewing seaweed

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